How do I get a-Kassa?
Your to do list
- Visit arbetsförmedlingen and register.
- Ask your employer to fill out the form Arbetsgivarintyg.
- Send your application to us.
- Fill in the time report at Mina sidor.
- Register bank account.
- Report your activities to arbetsförmedlingen.
- Money from one at the time.
How much is a-Kassa?
The fee to Akademikernas a-kassa is 130 SEK from October 2021.
What is a-Kassa in Sweden?
The Swedish word for unemployment insurance fund is arbetslöshetskassa – simply called a-kassa for short. There are multiple a-kassa funds in Sweden, but the largest is Akademikernas a-kassa, an unemployment benefit fund specifically for workers with higher education.
Does Sweden have unemployment benefits?
Unemployment benefits in Sweden are payments made by the state or other authorized bodies to unemployed people. They can be divided into a voluntary scheme with income-related compensation up to a certain level, or a comprehensive scheme that provides a lower level of basic support.
How do I apply for unemployment benefits in Sweden?
One of the basic requirements to be eligible for unemployment benefits is that you must be able to work at least 3 hours every working day and at least 17 hours per week. Self-employed must have terminated their activity or put it on hold.
How do I join the Kassa in Sweden?
Who can join the a-kassa?
- Everyone who works or has worked in Sweden or EU / EEA / Switzerland may join an a-kassa.
- If you have studied (or studying right now) at an university, Akademikernas a-kassa is the a-kassa for you.
- You do need to have a general work permit to be eligable for membership.
Can you get fired in Sweden?
According to the Swedish Employment Protection Act (LAS) termination of employment is always due either to a shortage of work or to personal reasons. However, you cannot claim a shortage of work if the reason you wish to terminate someone’s employment is in fact personal.
What benefits do you get in Sweden?
Health and Sickness
- subsidized doctor care mainly in county clinics.
- free public hospital treatment.
- subsidized dental care; free for children.
- subsidized prescription drugs; life-saving drugs free.
- free abortions and sterilizations.
- free maternity clinics for prenatal care.
How much unemployment will I get Sweden?
When you are entitled to income-loss unemployment benefit, the level for the first 100 days is 80% of your previous income (although a maximum of SEK 910 per day). The level of unemployment benefit for the remaining 200 days is 70% of your previous income (but a maximum of SEK 760 per day).
Who can get unemployment benefits in Sweden?
You are entitled to unemployment benefit if you satisfy the general conditions and the work-related condition. You meet the general conditions if you: are capable of work and can work unhindered for at least 3 hours every working day and for an average of at least 17 hours a week.
What is Sweden unemployment?
The unemployment rate in Sweden increased significantly from March 2020 due to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19). It was at its highest in May 2020, when it reached 9.2 percent, and has been around nine percent since. In August 2021, it fell to 8.9 percent, the lowest since December 2020.
What happens if you lose your job in Sweden?
In Sweden this is called unemployment insurance (arbetslöshetsförsäkring), and a basic sum is paid out to almost anyone who is job-seeking in Sweden. Most people who lose their job will be eligible for up to 350 kronor per day. The basic salary works out as up to 8,000 kronor per month before tax.