Monitoring of labour market measures

Unemployment Insurance Fund

Key facts

Labour market measures are unemployment insurance benefits aimed at preventing looming unemployment and combating existing unemployment. In 2015, unemployment insurance financed cantonal labour market measures amounting to around CHF 600 million. The Unemployment Insurance Compensation Office is part of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). The cantons and the social partners are involved in implementation. The Confederation is responsible for supervision.