The amendment of Act 461/2003 is effective from 1 September 2010. This amendment modifies basic criteria for unemployment benefit entitlement. The new conditions should result in increase of number of insurees entitled for this benefit. Employee that was employed for indefinite period has to fulfill the condition of two years of unemployment insurance within the past three years before being included to registry of unemployed citizens. The insuree that was employed based on the contract for definite period has to have had unemployment insurance for at least two years within the past four years before being included to registry of unemployed citizens.
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