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Original name: Työttömyysturvalaki
Name: Unemployment Security Act (1290/2002).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-12-31
Entry into force:
Published on: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 2002-12-31, No. 1290, pp. 5303-5342, ISSN: 0787-3182
ISN: FIN-2002-L-63012
Bibliography: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 2002-12-31, No. 1290, pp. 5303-5342, ISSN: 0787-3182
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Abstract/Citation: Contains 15 chapters covering, inter alia, objectives, unemployment benefits, definitions, labour market policy conditions to obtain benefits (such as unemployed job seeker, work executed outside employment relation, business activities, studies, dismissal, absence from labour market, regional mobility, training and education), general limitations to obtain benefits, adjusted and reduced unemployment benefits, conditions to obtain unemployment benefit, amount and period of unemployment benefit, labour market benefit (list of beneficiaries, i.e. certain categories of persons not entitled to unemployment benefit), special limits (such as certain foreign citizens, youth without vocational training, refusal to participate in integration activities, refusal to participate in work activities for integration purposes), amount and period of benefits, daily cash benefit during training of unemployed persons, implementation (application for benefits, obligation to provide information, decision on benefits, payment of benefits, reimbursement), revision of decision, rules governing information, and miscellaneous.
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