Employment Insurance Act (S.C. 1996, c. 23)

Act current to 2019-06-20 and last amended on 2019-03-17. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Availability for work, etc.

  •  (1) A claimant is not entitled to be paid benefits for a working day in a benefit period for which the claimant fails to prove that on that day the claimant was

    • (a) capable of and available for work and unable to obtain suitable employment;

    • (b) unable to work because of a prescribed illness, injury or quarantine, and that the claimant would otherwise be available for work; or

    • (c) engaged in jury service.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) A claimant to whom benefits are payable under any of sections 23 to 23.3 is not disentitled under paragraph (1)(b) for failing to prove that he or she would have been available for work were it not for the illness, injury or quarantine.

  • 1996, c. 23, s. 18
  • 2012, c. 27, s. 15
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 247
  • 2017, c. 20, s. 233
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