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February 1: Federal Government temporarily waives the one-week waiting period for employment insurance claims
Publication
Kawartha411.ca, 1 Feb 2021
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Description
Creator
VanMeer, Pamela, Reporter
Media Type
Text
Newspaper
Item Type
Articles
Description
As the COVID-19 pandemic continued, the Government of Canada took steps to aid those who were out of work or working less hours due to the pandemic through Recovery Benefits and a more flexible and accessible Employment Insurance (EI) program.

The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced EI regulations were amended to temporarily waive the waiting period for EI claimants who established a new claim between January 31, 2021 and September 25, 2021. This included claimants of regular, fishing and special benefits.
Publisher
Pamela Vanmeer
Place of Publication
Kawartha Lakes, ON
Date of Original
1 Feb 2021
Date Of Event
1 Feb 2021
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Qualtrough, Carla, Minister
Language of Item
English
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Contact
Kawartha Lakes Public Library
Email:lindsaylibrary@kawarthalakeslibrary.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
190 Kent St W.
Lindsay, ON K9V 2Y6
(705) 324-9411 extension 1268
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February 1: Federal Government temporarily waives the one-week waiting period for employment insurance claims


As the COVID-19 pandemic continued, the Government of Canada took steps to aid those who were out of work or working less hours due to the pandemic through Recovery Benefits and a more flexible and accessible Employment Insurance (EI) program.

The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced EI regulations were amended to temporarily waive the waiting period for EI claimants who established a new claim between January 31, 2021 and September 25, 2021. This included claimants of regular, fishing and special benefits.