What is EI Part II?
In some situations the claimant may be eligible for financial assistance under employment benefits (Part II) during the period where he or she is not entitled to receive unemployment benefits. Eligibility to this financial assistance (Part II) is established by the case manager.
How many hours do I need for second EI claim?
You will need to have accumulated between 420 and 700 hours of insurable employment during the qualifying period to be entitled to receive EI regular benefits.
Can you get EI if part time?
You can work part-time and still get EI benefits.
Does EI pay every 2 weeks?
EI payment is issued every 2 weeks after you have completed your online EI report and the direct deposit comes within 2 business days.
How long do EI benefits last?
You can receive EI from 14 weeks up to a maximum of 45 weeks, depending on the unemployment rate in your region at the time of filing your claim and the amount of insurable hours you’ve accumulated in the last 52 weeks or since your last claim, whichever is shorter.
Can you get EI when you quit?
You can potentially receive regular EI benefits after quitting if you can prove that your cause is justified and you take all the reasonable measures to avoid being unemployed beforehand.
What is the maximum EI benefit for 2020?
This premium rate and the MIE increase means that insured workers will pay a maximum annual EI premium in 2020 of $856.36 compared with $860.22 in 2019. As a result of the increased MIE, beginning in January 2020, the maximum weekly EI benefit rate will increase from $562 to $573 per week.
How many hours can I work and still get EI?
You are eligible for 35 or more hours of weekly work while on EI benefits. Your regular benefit will decrease by 50 cents for every dollar of income you earn, up to your earning threshold. This means that if you work while getting EI, half the amount you earn will be taken off your EI benefits.
How long can you stay on EI?