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Key ICT project ASALfutur – Report to the Supervisory Commission for the Unemployment Insurance Fund and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Key facts

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) audited the key IT project ASALfutur at the Unemployment Insurance Compensation Office (SECO TC) for the third time. The project is in the implementation phase. The existing ASAL application is used to pay unemployment insurance benefits. At the end of March 2021, unemployment benefits were paid to around 158,000 individuals and, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, short-time working compensation was paid to around 44,600 companies.