Unemployment Fund Aaria for all employees

Unemployment Fund Aaria is open to all employees in the private and public sectors. We will support you when you go through changes in your career.

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First applications received on


Follow-up applications for adjusted allowance received on


Follow-up applications received on



Exceptions in our services in December and around New Year’s Day

Independence Day on 6 December 2022, Boxing Day on 26 December 2022 and Epiphany on 6 January 2023 are midweek...


New restructuring protection allowance 

The system of ‘additional days’ of unemployment security is being phased out, and this includes abolishing the entitlement for additional...


Phasing out of additional days of unemployment security

Earnings-related allowance is usually paid for a maximum of 300–500 days. The system of additional days (often referred to as...


Introduction of the euro-denominated employment requirement will not be implemented during this government term

The Government will no longer be bringing the legislative amendment on the switch to a euro-denominated employment condition before Parliament...


Earnings-related allowance and child support supplements to rise in 2023

Benefits that are linked to the National Pension Index are set to rise by 4.2 per cent at the start...


Please check the income limit on your tax card

Remember to make sure that the annual income limit on your tax card is large enough for the rest of...

Unemployment Part-time employment Layoff

Did you become unemployed?

You can apply for earnings-related allowance from us. Learn more about earnings-related allowance and read the application instructions. If you have any questions, please contact us. Our experts are here for you.

Learn more about the eligibility criteria for earnings-related allowance

Are you working part-time?

If you are working part-time or occasionally, you may be entitled to earnings-related allowance. When you work part-time, your allowance is adjusted according to your earned income.

Learn more about adjusted earnings-related allowance

Did you get laid off?

If you get laid off by your employer, you can apply for earnings-related allowance from us. Earnings- related allowance can be paid during both full-time and part-time lay-off.

Learn more about earnings-related allowance during lay-off

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Our experts will help you with any questions you may have. Get in touch.

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Apply for earnings-related allowance

Read instructions on how to submit your application and supporting documents

Read application instructions

Daily allowance calculator

Use the allowance calculator to estimate the amount of your earnings-related allowance

Open the calculator

Frequently asked questions

Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Frequently asked questions

Become a member

Unemployment fund membership gives you security if you ever become unemployed. We offer our members fast, friendly and professional service in unemployment security matters.

  • Membership fee is only €7/month.
  • You can join us regardless of what sector you work in.
  • Union members also get support for employment contract matters.
  • Secure your future. We are here for you!