Security in case of unemployment

When you join JHL, you will also become a member of The Public and Welfare Sectors’ Unemployment Fund. You are entitled to earnings-related daily unemployment allowance, if you fulfil the work requirements.

When you join JHL, you will also join The Public and Welfare Sectors’ Unemployment Fund. You can then get earnings-related daily unemployment allowance, mobility aid, and job alteration compensation.

The size of the earnings-related daily allowance is tied to your income. Usually, the daily allowance is about 50–70 percent of your salary or wages.  Earnings-related daily allowance includes a child increment, the amount of which depends on the number of your children. Daily unemployment allowance is taxable income.

The unemployment fund also helps in matters related to job alteration compensation.

Read instructions on what to do if you become unemployed.