Here on the mcc.is website you will find all kinds of information regarding employment, about work permits, how to look for a job, workers rights, pension funds and unions but also about unemployment benefits.


Loosing a job or to be unemployed for extended period of time can be hard mentally and of course financially. There are ways to deal with unemployment. It´s possible to get help finding a job and also getting financial support.

Assistance by the Directorate of Labour

The Directorate of Labour has information regarding application for unemployment benefits and more related to being unemployed on it´s website. Visit the site for councelling, studies and courses.

Unemployment information site by ASÍ

The Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASÍ), a collective of 46 trade unions, has set up an informative and helpful information website that is intended to help those who have lost their jobs, who struggle, and want to improve their prospects in the job market.

Looking for a job?

If you are trying to find a job, here are useful information about where to look.

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