Temporary Layoff- Employment Insurance SUNDAY AUGUST 23-29 2020 PP36 Q&A Ford Bargaining Unit

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on twitter
Share on email

page 3/5



Read the following information very carefully, so that you clearly understand your rights and responsibilities when applying for Employment Insurance)

Online Automotive Employment Insurance Application

If you do not have an existing Employment Insurance claim or the claim has gone dormant because you have not continued your Bi-weekly reports, you will be required to apply for Employment Insurance online. The application can be completed the Monday the layoff begins, but must be completed no later than 2 weeks after the layoff.

Employment Insurance is and has always been a government program administrated by a federal branch currently known as Service Canada, which determines how the unemployed in Canada apply and receive benefits based on the Employment Insurance Act. Service Canada determines how an application is made by a claimant, which is why it is your responsibility to apply for Employment Insurance online using Service Canada’s Automotive Employment Insurance Application .

page 3/6 Continued on page 4