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  1. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Other Post-Employment Benefits Eligibility Modification Act (CHAPTER O-9). - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | CAN-2014-L-99606

    1. Short title
    2. Interpretation
    3. Rights and eligibility extinguished
    4. Deferred pensioners
    5. Reduced pension
    6. Employees eligible for unreduced pension
    7. No liability
    8. Act does not affect Provincial Court judges
    9. Commencement
    Schedule

  2. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (incarceration) (S.C. 2013, c. 35). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-26 | CAN-2013-L-96448

    This enactment amends the provisions of the Employment Insurance Act that allow for qualifying periods and benefit periods to be extended as the result of time spent by the claimant in a jail, penitentiary or other similar institution so that they apply only if the claimant is not found guilty of the offence for which he or she was being held or any other offence arising out of the same transaction.

  3. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-12-15 | CAN-2009-L-83606

    This enactment amends the Employment Insurance Act and other Acts by establishing a scheme to provide for the payment of special benefits to self-employed persons who are not currently entitled to receive them.

  4. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (C. 50). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-05 | CAN-2009-L-83605

    This enactment amends the Employment Insurance Act until September 11, 2010 to increase the maximum number of weeks for which benefits may be paid to certain claimants. It also increases the maximum number of weeks for which benefits may be paid to certain claimants not in Canada.

  5. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations amending the Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/2007-274)

    Adoption: 2007-12-03 | CAN-2007-R-77758

    Amends section 77.6 of the Regulation to extend for and addition 18 months, until May 31 2009, the final date for claimants to establish benefit periods in order to be included in Pilot Project No. 10 - Extended Benefits.

  6. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending the Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/2003-393).

    Adoption: 2003-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-04 | CAN-2003-R-67149

    Made under Employment Insurance Act. Amends Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/96-332). Introduces new type of employment insurance benefit: Compassionate Care Benefits. Compassionate Care Benefits will be available for a period of up to 6 weeks to be shared among eligible family members to provide compassionate care for gravely ill or dying child, parent, spouse or common-law partner. Benefits will be available to employment insurance claimants who are providing care or support to a family member who has a significant risk of death within six months.

  7. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations amending Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/2003-131).

    Adoption: 2003-04-04 | CAN-2003-R-64422

    Made under Employment Insurance Act. Amends Section 40 of Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/96-332). Applies to persons affected by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) who either become unemployed due to quarantine as a result of SARS, or who are already claiming Employment Insurance benefits and are then quarantined as a result of SARS.

  8. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations amending Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/2002-274).

    Adoption: 2002-07-27 | CAN-2002-R-62440

    Made under Employment Insurance Act. Makes some minor amendments to Employment Insurance Regulations. Inter alia makes provision for Supplemental Unemployment Benefit.

  9. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations amending Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/2002-280).

    Adoption: 2002-07-17 | CAN-2002-R-62441

    Made under Employment Insurance Act. Amends Section 39 of Employment Insurance Regulations. Makes provision for waiving of waiting period for apprentices claiming employment insurance benefit.

  10. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/2002-157).

    Adoption: 2002-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 2002-04-17 | CAN-2002-R-61350

    Made under Employment Insurance Act. Amends Subsection 35(2), Section 45, Section 49, and Subsection 55(10) of Employment Insurance Regulations. Inter alia, allows people to receive parental benefits while they are not in Canada.

  11. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Employment and Assistance Act [SBC 2002] Chapter 40. - Act on-line (consolidated)

    Adoption: 2002 | CAN-2002-L-72500

    Regulates income assistance, hardship assistance and supplements to individuals and families.

  12. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (C-2).

    Adoption: 2001-05-10 | CAN-2001-L-59389

    Extends the period of application of a provision of the Employment Insurance Act, changes the method of calculating the maximum yearly insurable earnings, exempts persons who receive certain special benefits from being considered as new entrants or re-entrants to the labour force, removes the reduction of the rate of weekly benefits, and provides for some related matters.

  13. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations Amending the Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/98-588).

    Adoption: 1998-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | CAN-1998-R-51531

    Provides for coverage under Employment Insurance on an hourly basis for persons casually employed in connection with census-taking, election campaigns, circuses, fairs, carnivals, and exhibitions.

  14. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/97-310: Regulations Amending the Employment Insurance Regulations.

    Adoption: 1997-07-03 | Date of entry into force: 1997-07-03 | CAN-1997-R-47676

    Several minor changes to the Employment Insurance Regulations. Inter alia, includes Armed Forces reservists in insurable employment. Credits unpaid wages by reason of bankruptcy of an employer in the calcuation of unemployment benefit. Also includes amendments regarding the calculation of Family Supplement.

  15. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/97-31: Regulations Amending the Employment Insurance Regulations.

    Adoption: 1996-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-05 | CAN-1996-R-45960

    Minor amendments dealing principally with clarifications on the new hourly system of insurability and entitlement.

  16. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/96-332: Employment Insurance Regulations. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-06-28 | CAN-1996-R-44607

    Sets forth regulations concerning, inter alia, methods of pay, duration of benefits, training allowance, family supplement, and work-sharing shemes. Subsection 14(7) permits a pregnant employee or nursing mother to set up a claim to salary supplement if she accepts a lower-paying job from her employer.

  17. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Employment Insurance Act [1996, c. 23]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1996-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-30 | CAN-1996-L-44803

    Brings together in a single statute provisions for income support and employment assistance for unemployed persons. The insurance system is changed from one based on weeks of work to a system based on total earnings and total hours worked in order to reflect modern working arrangements. Simplifies reporting requirements for employers and reduces the maximum length of a claim for benefits to 45 weeks. Increases benefit for claimants with children and low family incomes. Also continues the National Employment Service and authorizes the establishment of employment benefits, such as wage subsidies or earnings supplements. Commits the federal government to work in concert with the provinces in designing, implementing and evaluating such employment benefits.

  18. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SI/92-98: Unemployment Insurance Premiums (Spousal Employment) Remission Order. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1992-07-20 | CAN-1992-R-30062

    This Order made pursuant to the Financial Administration Act remits unemployment insurance premiums paid by spouses and their employers from March 1, 1988, when spouses were considered to be in excepted employment. In 1988, the Federal Court of Appeal held that provisions of the Unemployment Insurance Act that excepted from insurable employment the employment of a person by the person's spouse or by a corporation more than forty per cent of the shares of which were controlled by the person's spouse individually or jointly with the person, were invalidated by the Canadian Human Rights Act, which came into force in 1978.

  19. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/91-74: Unemployment Insurance Benefits Order, 1991. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1991 | CAN-1991-R-105710

    Order Authorizing the Maximum Amounts that May Be Paid in the Year 1991 as Bene‚ts under Sections 24, 25 and 26 of the Unemployment Insurance Act.

  20. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/90-54: Unemployment Insurance Benefits Order, 1990. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1990 | CAN-1990-R-105709

    Order Authorizing the Maximum Amounts That May Be Paid in the Year 1990 as Bene‚ts Under Sections 24, 25 and 26 of the Unemployment Insurance Act.

  21. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Income Tax Act [1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.)]. - Act on-line [large file]

    Adoption: 1988-09-13 | CAN-1988-L-7084

    Part V (s. 204) replaces subsec. 22(6) of the Canada Pension Plan to impose an interest penalty on late remittance by employers. Part VI (s. 205) contains a similar provision in relation to remittances under subsec. 68(6) of the Unemployment Insurance Act 1971.

  22. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Unemployment Insurance Benefit Entitlement Adjustments (Pension Payments) Act [S.C. 1987, c. 17]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1987-06-25 | CAN-1987-L-4359

    Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act (LS 1971 - Can. 4) principally concerning entitlement to benefits (qualifying period). Also contains provisions regarding re-examination of entitlement to benefits (ss. 4 and 5) and beneficiaries' appeal rights in this respect (s. 6).

  23. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    SOR/83-813: Unemployment Insurance Account Advance Regulations. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1983 | CAN-1983-R-105708

  24. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Labour Adjustment Benefits Act. Chapter 89.

    Adoption: 1982-03-31 | CAN-1982-L-10358

    An Act to provide for the payment of benefits to laid-off employees and to amend the Canada Labour Code [cf. LS 1965-Can. 1, 1971-Can 3.].

  25. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Unemployment Insurance (Collection of Premiums) Regulations (C.R.C., c. 1575). - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1978 | CAN-1978-R-105707

  26. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Employment Service regulations

    Adoption: 1974-08-28 | CAN-1974-R-14929

    SOR/74-500: Order in Council P.C. 1974-1439: Regulations respecting the functions and scope of the National Employment Service, under the Unemployment Insurance Act 1971 [LS 1971 - Can.4]. Repeals Part II of the Unemployment Insurance Regulations of 29 Sep. 1955.

  27. Canada - Unemployment benefit - Law, Act

    Unemployment Assistance Act [R.S.C. 1970, c. U-1]. - Laws in French and English

    Adoption: 1970 | CAN-1970-L-105706

    An Act to authorize contributions by Canada in respect of unemployment assistance costs in the provinces

    SHORT TITLE
    1. Short title
    INTERPRETATION
    2. De‚nitions
    AGREEMENTS WITH PROVINCES
    3. Agreements for contributions
    4. Contents of agreement
    5. Effective date of agreements
    PAYMENTS
    6. Payments out of C.R.F.
    REGULATIONS
    7. Regulations
    REPORT TO PARLIAMENT
    8. Report to Parliament


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