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Employment Insurance Act

Version of section 152.16 from 2010-01-01 to 2017-12-02:


Marginal note:Rate of weekly benefits

  •  (1) The rate of weekly benefits payable to a self-employed person is 55% of the result obtained by dividing the aggregate of the amounts referred to in paragraphs (a) and (b) by 52:

    • (a) the amount of their self-employed earnings, determined under paragraph 152.01(2)(a), (b) or (c), as the case may be, for their qualifying period; and

    • (b) if they had insurable earnings from employment, including insurable earnings earned as a person to whom regulations made under Part VIII apply, for their qualifying period, the amount of those insurable earnings for that period, calculated without taking into account prescribed insurable earnings.

  • Marginal note:Excess not to be included

    (2) Only the portion of the aggregate of the amounts referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) that does not exceed the maximum yearly insurable earnings as calculated under section 4 is to be taken into account for the purposes of subsection (1).

  • 2009, c. 33, s. 16
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