As a YLL member, you are also a member of the teachers’ unemployment fund and within the scope of earnings-related unemployment security. You can use JUKO shop stewards’ services at your workplace.

YLL membership benefits 

  • Akava discounts
  • Holiday benefits by A-lomat, an Akava organisation
  • Members’ newsletter Acatiimi, published six times a year; the magazine is a joint publication with the Finnish Union of University Professors and the Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers.
  • The opportunity to participate in the training and recreational events organised OAJ’s regional association

In addition to the membership benefits of YLL, as an OAJ member you will also receive:

  • Legal counselling in matters related to employment relationships
  • Insurance benefits: leisure time travel insurance and accident insurance in insurance company Turva. See (in Finnish). Your insurance number is printed on your membership card.
  • Your membership card serves as a travel insurance card and a discount card at Teboil.
  • The Opettaja magazine
  • A discount annual ticket to state-run art galleries and museums
  • OAJ holiday, leisure and culture activities
  • Holiday Club vacations, OAJ cottages, hotel discounts, cruise discounts

The joint membership benefits of Akava unions are listed at See more detailed information in the online service (requires registration).