Benefits are not paid to you automatically, even if you have received a Record of Employment (ROE) from your employer. You will then have to complete EI reports. <>stream endstream For more information on EI benefits for self-employed fishers, consult the guide called Employment Insurance Benefits for Fishers. All parents are eligible, as long as you have at least 600 hours of work under the Employment Insurance system during the previous 52 weeks. endstream endobj Service Canada website for Employment Insurance. 3858 Walnut St. Suite 107 x�+� � | your Social Insurance Number (SIN)—if your SIN begins with a 9, you will need to provide proof of your immigration status and work permit; your complete banking information, including the financial institution name and number, the branch number, and your account number, if you want to sign up for direct deposit. For Quebec Residents-The Quebec Parental Insurance Plan. You may be eligible to receive EI maternity or parental benefits if: If you are employed in insurable employment, your employer will deduct the applicable EI premiums from your wages or salary. International PEO Yes, but they have to share the benefits. �0�}��Fᆷ��\����(1��j��w����ep��{�d�AB@�FP]V�|�ʹ�4�'E|�5lm�RS�K�&-��L/� Effective December 3, 2017, the 15 weeks can start as early as 12 weeks before the expected date of birth, and can end as late as 17 weeks after the actual date of birth. Deciding whether or not you’re going to take paternity leave is a huge decision for you and your family. x��� 36 0 obj Deliberate misuse of the EI program can result in a violation. Adobe InDesign CS6 (Windows) 37 0 obj All copyright and other intellectual property rights in all text, images, sound, software and other materials on this site are owned by Unilever and its affiliated companies or are included with the permission of the relevant owner. �0�}��Fᆷ��\����(1��j��w����ep��{�d�AB@�FP]V�|�ʹ�4�'E|�5lm�RS�K�&-��L/� x�S�*�*T0T0 B�����i������ ye( You can choose to claim extended parental benefits. This waiting period is like the deductible you pay for other types of insurance. We may also impose penalties of up to three times your weekly benefit rate or three times the amount of your overpayment. As a claimant of EI benefits, you have rights and responsibilities. endobj The increase in the number of hours or earnings you will need depends on the number and seriousness of misrepresentations that have been recorded in the five-year period before the start of your claim. advising you of the programs and services that are available to you; serving you in the official language of your choice; determining if you are eligible to receive benefits—that is, whether or not you meet the qualifying conditions specified in the Employment Insurance Act and Regulations—and determining how many weeks of benefits you can receive; processing all claims within the same timeframe; issuing your first payment no later than 28 days after the date we receive your application, if you have provided us with all the required information and if you are eligible for benefits; giving you accurate information about your claim, including how you can share parental benefits with your EI-eligible spouse or partner and compassionate care benefits with other EI-eligible family members, and whether or not you will need to serve a one-week waiting period; and. As well, we will adjust your file to reflect your accurate information. You might be eligible to receive a higher benefit rate (the Family Supplement) if you receive the Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB). endobj �0E�|��佤Ř�����p�&E�mC�Z�{��…��,' �a9��v��l�6��˲�y 46 0 obj endstream You can apply for EI maternity benefits before you give birth. If you move to Quebec while receiving EI maternity or parental benefits, you will continue to receive EI benefits. You will not receive a reply. You can also change your current access code for security reasons. �0�}��Fᆷ��\����(1��j��w����ep��{�d�AB@�FP]V�|�ʹ�4�'E|�5lm�RS�K�&-��L/� <>stream or if you adopt more than one child at the same time. endobj �0E�|��佤Ř�����p�&E�mC�Z�{��…��,' �a9��v��l�6��˲�y This extension is available to Canadian Forces members who are prevented from collecting: because their parental leave has been deferred or interrupted by an imperative military requirement. The option chosen by the first claimant who completes the EI application will be considered as the option chosen by the second claimant. x�S�*�*T0T0 B�����i������ yJ% <>>>/BBox[0 0 612 792]/Length 163>>stream Japan offers 30 weeks of paid leave for fathers, by far the most of all the countries studied. 29 0 obj This letter memorializes a request for parental leave off to an employer. Canada is a popular target country for global expansion, and paternity, maternity, and general parental leave policies  should be top of mind for expanding organizations. You will have to repay the excess amount, but we will ensure that repaying it causes no undue hardship. The other parent takes 37 weeks of parental leave starting one week before the child is released from the hospital. confirm any decision made about your Employment Insurance (EI) application; see details on your payments and deductions; view and update your personal information; view all Records of Employment your employers submitted electronically in the last two years; view and print your Canada Pension Plan Statement of Contributions and benefit estimate; and. 9 0 obj �0�}��Fᆷ��\����(1��j��w����ep��{�d�AB@�FP]V�|�ʹ�4�'E|�5lm�RS�K�&-��L/� The regular eligibility period starts during the week of birth for a newborn or the week a child is placed with you for the purpose of adoption and continues for the following 52 weeks for standard parental benefits or 78 weeks for extended parental benefits. 30 0 obj Extended parental benefits are paid for a maximum of 61 shared weeks plus 8 weeks of “daddy days”. �0�}��Fᆷ��\����(1��j��w����ep��{�d�AB@�FP]V�|�ʹ�4�'E|�5lm�RS�K�&-��L/� Social security Extended option: 61. Your access code is used to identify you and ensure the confidentiality of the information you provide. Adoption Leave: Designed to be shared between adoptive parents. you have received all the weeks of benefits to which you were entitled; the maximum benefit period has been reached. endobj In total, there are 35 weeks of standard parental benefits available to eligible parents of a newborn or newly adopted child. For more information please consult the publication called EI special benefits for self-employed people. <>>>/BBox[0 0 612 792]/Length 163>>stream The EI Telephone Information Service is an automated telephone service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The term "parental leave" may include maternity, ... Canada, except Quebec: 15: 55 % (up to max. This letter … endobj Yes. People can get up to 15 weeks of compensation at 55% of their earnings, up to $562 per week. For instance, one of the parents can take the entire 61 weeks of extended parental benefits, or both parents can share them. endobj However, we do not charge interest on debt that results when Service Canada makes an error in the benefit payment. <>stream endobj Previously, parents had access to 35 weeks of paid leave to split whichever way they wanted. endobj A penalty may be imposed on a claimant, an employer, or an individual acting on their behalf in relation to a claim for benefits when he or she has: There are many situations when a penalty may apply, and the amount could become very high. The choice is final once parental benefits have been paid on a claim. Yes, you can receive EI maternity and parental benefits while you are outside Canada. Our Approach �0E�|��佤Ř�����p�&E�mC�Z�{��…��,' �a9��v��l�6��˲�y How to use this document ? You can sign up for direct deposit when you apply for EI. Any amounts you receive that are allocated to the one-week waiting period, including vacation pay or severance pay, will be deducted dollar for dollar from the first three weeks of benefits that you are entitled to receive. If applying outside Quebec, the applicant must contact Service Canada. News Careers 40 0 obj endstream endobj Include in box 14 of the employee's T4 slip all top-up amounts paid under a SUBP, such as employer-paid maternity, parental, and compassionate care top-up amounts, whether they are registered with Service Canada or not. workers' compensation benefits paid under specific regulations; additional insurance benefits paid under a private plan approved by Service Canada (for example, payments for pain and suffering or medical expenses that you receive from an insurance company after you have been injured in a car accident); additional maternity/parental benefits paid by your employer from a supplemental unemployment benefit plan (as long as the income, benefits, and additional amounts combined do not exceed 100% of your weekly earnings); sickness or disability payments received under a private wage loss replacement plan; and.