Event: Unemployment insurance – what you need to know about unemployment benefits

Living in Denmark, you have the opportunity to become a member of a Danish unemployment insurance fund, and receive unemployment benefits if you meet the requirements.

A membership insures you against loss of income, just like insuring yourself against accidents.

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4. okt. 2023, 13.00 - 14.00
  • In order to be entitled to unemployment benefits (dagpenge) in Denmark, you need to be a member of an unemployment insurance fund (A-kasse). 
    As part of the Danish idea of the flexicurity model, the Danish unemployment insurance fund provides an income safety net in between jobs in a job market where employees easily can move from job to job.  
    In this introduction to Akademikernes A-kasse you will get an insight into the following:  
    What is an unemployment insurance fund  
    Eligibility rules regarding benefits  
    Eligible for the Danish job market and benefits  
    Supplementary benefits – once obtained the rights to benefits  
    Self-employed before and after benefits  
    At the event, you will meet case worker Sara Castenberg who have guided members and non-members regarding the rules of unemployment benefits for 4,5 years at Akademikernes A-kasse.  
    At the end of the session, you will get the information as how to register to become a member of Akademikernes A-kasse. 
    If you are not a member of Akademikernes A-kasse, then you can sign up to the event here: https://www.anpdm.com/public/event/RegistrationForm/434051467243415F417740