The Federal Government has enacted several measures to help businesses and individuals with the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to stringent social distancing and state of emergency requirements, many employees may see a reduction in work hours. The list of resources below aims to educate business owners and employees on programs and financial resources available to those who are experiencing layoffs or a reduction in work hours.
The Emergency Care Benefit and Emergency Support Benefit have been replaced with the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). More information can be found here.
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE – TEMPORARY LAYOFF
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE – TEMPORARY LAYOFF – EMPLOYER TOP UP
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE – REDUCED HOURS OF WORK COMBINED WITH EI BENEFITS
EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE SICKNESS BENEFIT – UNABLE TO WORK DUE TO QUARANTINE & ILLNESS WITH SUFFICIENT INSURABLE HOURS
EMERGENCY CARE BENEFIT – UNABLE TO WORK DUE TO QUARANTINE & ILLNESS WITHOUT SUFFICIENT INSURABLE HOURS – EFFECTIVE APRIL 2020
EMERGENCY CARE BENEFIT – UNABLE TO WORK DUE TO THE REQUIREMENT TO TAKE CARE OF A FAMILY MEMBER SICK WITH COVID-19 WITHOUT SUFFICIENT INSURABLE HOURS – EFFECTIVE APRIL 2020
EMERGENCY CARE BENEFIT – UNABLE TO WORK DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSURE AND REQUIREMENT TO CARE FOR CHILDREN REGARDLESS OF INSURABLE HOURS- EFFECTIVE APRIL 2020
Thank you to our partner e2r Solutions for compiling these resources.
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