The Board of Directors of Loimu has decided that the strike allowance is EUR 50 per day. The strike allowance is paid to the full members as well as to the student members who have participated in the strike. In order to be eligible for the allowance the member must have paid the membership fees for the year 2018 up until the 28th of February. The application period for strike allowance is 21.3.-15.5.2018.
The strike allowance is paid afterwards. In order to get the strike allowance, an electronic application must be filled in and attached with a payslip that indicates the withheld salary of the strike day. Income tax will be reduced from the allowance according to Finnish Tax Administration and no tax card is required. 16 euros of the allowance is tax-free. The amount paid to member after tax reduction is 41,50 euros.
There is an electronic application form in Loimu's intranet. If you have issues regarding the form or applying for the allowance, please contact lakkoavustus (at) loimu.fi.