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Employment Insurance Regulations (SOR/96-332)

Regulations are current to 2021-04-05 and last amended on 2021-01-31. Previous Versions

  •  (1) The following portion of any payments that are paid to a claimant as an insured person because of pregnancy, for the care of a child or children referred to in subsection 23(1) or 152.05(1) of the Act or for the care or support of a family member referred to in subsection 23.1(2) or 152.06(1) of the Act, of a critically ill child or of a critically ill adult, or because of any combination of those reasons, is excluded as earnings for the purposes of section 35, namely, the portion that

    • (a) when combined with the portion of the claimant's weekly benefit rate from that employment, does not exceed that claimant's normal weekly earnings from that employment; and

    • (b) does not reduce the claimant's accumulated sick leave or vacation leave credits, severance pay or any other accumulated credits from that claimant's employment.

  • (1.1) [Repealed, SOR/2016-314, s. 2]

  • (2) However, the portion of any payments referred to in subsection (1) that are paid to a claimant in respect of a week during which benefits are payable to them by reason of illness, injury or quarantine is considered earnings for the purposes of section 35.

  • SOR/2002-274, s. 3
  • SOR/2003-393, s. 7
  • SOR/2010-10, s. 18
  • SOR/2013-26, s. 1
  • SOR/2013-102, s. 10
  • SOR/2016-314, s. 2
  • SOR/2017-226, s. 8
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