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Employment Insurance Act

Version of section 57 from 2022-06-23 to 2024-04-01:


Marginal note:Guidelines

  •  (1) Employment support measures under this Part shall be established in accordance with the following guidelines:

    • (a) harmonization with provincial employment initiatives to ensure that there is no unnecessary overlap or duplication;

    • (b) reduction of dependency on unemployment benefits by helping individuals obtain or keep employment;

    • (c) co-operation and partnership with other governments, employers, community-based organizations and other interested organizations;

    • (d) flexibility to allow significant decisions about implementation to be made at a local level;

    • (d.1) availability of assistance under the measures in either official language where there is significant demand for that assistance in that language;

    • (e) commitment by persons receiving assistance under the measures to

      • (i) achieving the goals of the assistance,

      • (ii) taking primary responsibility for identifying their employment needs and locating services necessary to allow them to meet those needs, and

      • (iii) if appropriate, sharing the cost of the assistance; and

    • (f) implementation of the measures within a framework for evaluating their success in assisting persons to obtain or keep employment.

  • Marginal note:Working in concert and consultations

    (2) To give effect to the purpose and guidelines of this Part, the Commission shall work in concert with provincial governments and consult with workers and employers to align employment support measures with labour market needs.

  • (3) [Repealed, 2022, c. 10, s. 397]

  • 1996, c. 23, s. 57
  • 2022, c. 10, s. 397

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