Employment Insurance Regulations

Version of section 39 from 2017-01-01 to 2017-12-02:

  •  (1) If a claimant has earnings in respect of a period that falls in the claimant’s waiting period, an amount equal to those earnings or, if paragraph 19(3)(a) or 152.18(3)(a) of the Act applies in respect of those earnings, the amount required by that paragraph to be deducted, shall be deducted from the benefits payable for the first three weeks for which benefits are otherwise payable.

  • (2) The maximum amount to be deducted under subsection (1) in respect of a claimant’s earnings in their waiting period is an amount equal to their rate of weekly benefits.

  • (3) For the purpose of calculating the earnings of a claimant during the waiting period, no account shall be taken of amounts paid or payable

    • (a) under a wage-loss indemnity plan by reason of illness, injury or quarantine, pregnancy, the care of a child or children referred to in subsection 23(1) or 152.05(1) of the Act or the care or support of a family member referred to in subsection 23.1(2) or 152.06(1) of the Act or of a critically ill child, or under a workers’ compensation plan; or

    • (a.1) as an indemnity described in paragraph 35(2)(f); or

    • (b) by an employer in respect of sick leave, maternity leave or adoption leave, leave for the care of a child or children referred to in subsection 23(1) or 152.05(1) of the Act or leave for the care or support of a family member referred to in subsection 23.1(2) or 152.06(1) of the Act or of a critically ill child.

  • SOR/97-31, s. 20
  • SOR/2002-364, s. 2
  • SOR/2003-393, s. 8
  • SOR/2010-10, s. 19
  • SOR/2013-102, s. 11
  • SOR/2016-314, s. 3
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