New unemployment fund starts on 1 January 2022
The Industrial Unemployment Fund and the Construction Unemployment Fund decided to merge into a new unemployment fund, Avoin työttömyyskassa, or A-kassa in short (yet unnamed in English). Unemployment Fund Finka, had already confirmed the decision in April.
A-kassa will start its operations on 1 of January 2022. It will be one of the biggest unemployment funds in Finland with its 190,000 members.