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

Act current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2023-06-22. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Disentitlement — period of leave without just cause

  •  (1) A claimant who voluntarily takes a period of leave from their employment without just cause is not entitled to receive benefits if, before or after the beginning of the period of leave,

    • (a) the period of leave was authorized by the employer; and

    • (b) the claimant and the employer agreed as to the day on which the claimant would resume employment.

  • Marginal note:Duration of disentitlement

    (2) The disentitlement lasts until the claimant

    • (a) resumes the employment;

    • (b) loses or voluntarily leaves the employment; or

    • (c) after the beginning of the period of leave, accumulates with another employer the number of hours of insurable employment required by section 7 or 7.1 to qualify to receive benefits.


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