Posts filed under: Employment Insurance

2017 Canadian Thanksgiving holiday Employment Insurance payment delay —

Due to national Canadian Thanksgiving holiday on Monday October 9th, 2017, all E.I. claimants (regular or special) may experience a delay of one or two business days in receiving their Employment Insurance cheques or direct deposit. Payment will be issued...
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2017 Civic Holiday E.I. payment delay —

Due to provincial Civic Day holiday on Monday August 7th, 2017, all E.I. claimants (regular or special) from province of AB, BC, SK, ON, NB and Nunavut may experience a delay of one or two business days in receiving their Employment Insurance cheques or direct deposit....
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2017 Labour Day Employment Insurance payment delay —

Due to national Labour Day holiday on Monday September 4th, 2017, all E.I. claimants (regular or special) may experience a delay of one or two business days in receiving their Employment Insurance cheques or direct deposit. Payment will be issued out...
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2017-2018 Reference Code for school related E.I. claimants —

This is the Reference Code for school related employees’ E.I. Applications for the period of June 2017 to March 2018 June 2017 3511012017201706 Effective: 16 Jun 2017 Expiry: 22 Jul 2017 December 2017 3511012017201712 Effective: 15 Dec 2017 Expiry: 13 Jan 2018...
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Additional E.I. regular benefits for affected economic regions.

If you have started an E.I. claim between January 4, 2015 and the present in one of the 15 economic regions identified for extended benefits and have received at least one week of regular benefits, you may be eligible for...
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Am I allow to quit / resign work to attend school —

You may be qualified for Regular E.I. benefits if you have voluntarily quit your job to attend an approved training course(s) referred by an authorized employment counselor or officer (e.g. Employment Ontario career counselor). Or else, you will be consider as...
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Applying for newborn’s birth certificate, health card, SIN and child benefit

Once you have given birth to your newborn, you can apply for your child’s provincial birth certificate, health card, Social Insurance Number and Child benefit through provincial online service. Some provinces or territories might not have the bundled or online service...
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Can I qualify E.I. if I still work in a part-time job? —

Many people have asked if they can still be qualified for employment insurance benefit if they have been separated from their main job or one of the two jobs they worked. Under current regular E.I. rule, a person must have  7...
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Can I take vacation while on E.I.?

Can I travel outside Canada while on E.I.? Yes you can! Unlike many rumors out there that says you are not allowed to go on vacation, you are permitted to do so as long as you declare in your E.I....
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Can I work part-time while on maternity leave?

Am I allow to work I’m collecting E.I. maternity/parental benefits? If yes, how will it affect my E.I. weekly payment? Unlike regular E.I. benefit, if you are receiving sickness benefits or maternity benefits, WWC pilot project does not apply to...
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