Legal Information - Employment Insurance (EI)

The Law


Employment Insurance Act - Federal legislation (Federal Department of Justice site)

Employment Insurance Regulations - Federal Department of Justice



Current Rates




Service Canada - Reconsideration Process - If you disagree with a decision of Service Canada, such as EI benefits being refused, you can request a reconsideration - you must request a reconsideration before you can appeal to the Social Security Tribunal



First and Second Level Appeals:


Social Security Tribunal - General Division - 1st level appeal - where you first appeal a decision of the EI Commission (if your EI benefits have been refused, or you have to repay benefits or had a penalty assessed)


Social Security Tribunal - Appeal Division - 2nd level appeal - appealing a decision of the General Division





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