Nordic labour market service model

Nordic labour market service model combines an assessment of individual service needs, intensive support for job search and other services, and job search on own initiative.

In the Nordic labour market service model, jobseekers apply for work on their own initiative and receive individual and intensive support for their job search at an earlier stage. Jobseekers are required to apply for a certain number of jobs in order to continue their right to receive unemployment security. A jobseeker will receive a reminder in the first case of forgetfulness or neglect.

Entry into force in May 2022

The President of the Republic approved the act on 30 December 2021. The changes entry into force on 2 May 2022.

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Questions and answers on Nordic labour market service model

Inquiries:
Timo Meling, Senior Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 295 049 084 (unemployment security)
Santtu Sundvall, Senior Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 295 047 116 (TE Services)