employment insurance

What to expect after the Canada Emergency Response Benefit comes to an end

2020-09-08T15:52:57+00:00

Authors: Patrick Galizia Ione Deda Alves Canada |  Publication |  September 4, 2020 - 12 PM ET With the end of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) fast approaching, the federal government announced on August 20 a number of major changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program, including the creation of three new economic recovery benefits. In [...]

What to expect after the Canada Emergency Response Benefit comes to an end2020-09-08T15:52:57+00:00

CEWS and CERB programs – response to COVID-19

2020-04-15T12:59:12+00:00

Rayaz Khan | April 14, 2020 | Benefits Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has created many complicated issues for employers. Prudent employers should ensure they’re aware of the resources that may be available during this uncertain time when information regarding government support is rapidly changing. Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy On March 30, the federal government announced [...]

CEWS and CERB programs – response to COVID-192020-04-15T12:59:12+00:00

Jan. 2017 Employment Insurance (EI) Changes

2018-04-17T15:54:35+00:00

Earlier this year, the federal government unveiled a number of changes to Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) program in its initial budget, including a shorter waiting period for EI benefits. The proposal was adopted in June 2016 and will go into effect on January 1, 2017. Benefits are currently paid for 17 weeks, including a two-week [...]

Jan. 2017 Employment Insurance (EI) Changes2018-04-17T15:54:35+00:00