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Employment Insurance Regulations

Version of section 89 from 2018-06-25 to 2020-11-17:

  •  (1) Every person employed in insurable employment who is required by section 138 of the Act to have a Social Insurance Number and who has not yet applied to be registered in the register maintained by the Commission under subsection 28.1(2) of the Department of Employment and Social Development Act shall, within three days after the day on which the employment begins, apply to the Commission to be registered.

  • (2) An employer who hires a person in insurable employment shall ask the employee, within three days after the day on which the employment begins, to inform the employer of their Social Insurance Number.

  • (3) Every person who becomes employed in insurable employment shall, within three days after the day on which the employment begins, inform their employer of their Social Insurance Number.

  • (4) However, a person who becomes employed in insurable employment before being registered shall inform their employer of their Social Insurance Number within three days after the day on which they receive it.

  • (5) An employer who is unable to ascertain the Social Insurance Number of a person who becomes employed in insurable employment shall, within six days after the day on which the employment begins, report the matter to the local office of the Commission and provide it with the information necessary to identify the person.

  • (6) In the case of a person who is employed in insurable employment, when the period of their Social Insurance Number validity has been extended, a new period of validity has been assigned to their number, or a new Social Insurance Number has been assigned to them, that person shall inform their employer of that change within three days after the day on which they are informed of that change.

  • SOR/97-31, s. 22
  • SOR/2003-109, s. 1
  • 2013, c. 40, s. 236
  • SOR/2013-82, s. 17
  • SOR/2018-136, s. 1
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