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Transition security

If you are aged 55 or over and your employment contract is terminated, you will be covered by change security. Transition security is designed to help you find new employment quickly.

You are entitled to transition security for those aged 55 or over if

Transition security includes

Do this

Agree on transition security and related services with the employment authority.

The amount of transition security allowance equals the dismissed employee’s one month’s pay. Apply for a transition security allowance from unemployment fund or Kela no later than three months after the end of your employment relationship. Instructions for applying and other detailed information can be found on the website of the YTK Unemployment fund.

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