Losing your job

Life Event Document If you lose your job you need to find out about the different payments and services for unemployed people.

Losing your job - entitlements
Describes the rights of employees if being let go from their employment. Action to be taken in case of dispute with the employer.

Jobseeker's Allowance
A means-tested payment to people who are unemployed and looking for work.
This document is in: Social Welfare > Social welfare payments > Unemployed people

Jobseeker's Benefit
This is a weekly payment to people who have lost their job and are covered by social insurance.
This document is in: Social Welfare > Social welfare payments > Unemployed people