Unemployment benefit I (in casee of job loss)
Unemployment benefit can be applied of employees who are currently without a job.
Seen as unemployed is an employee if he or she
- Is not within an employment
- tries to end his or her unemployment
- Is available for the job market (the facilitation efforts of the Federal Labour Agency)
Unemployed must report personally at the Federal Labour Agency and must have been socially statutory insured in order to have the entitlement.
After fulfilling the conditions, the unemployment benefit will be paid between 6 and 12 months. For older unemployed, the unemployment benefit may be granted for as long as 24 months.
Unemployed have to try to get a social statutory ensured employment (at least 15 hours). There will be counselled by the Federal Labour Agency regularly.
You can get further information on the website of the Federal Labour Office.