Applying for Employment Insurance Benefits

Employment Insurance (EI) benefits are temporary payments to people who lose their jobs, are between jobs, or cannot work for various reasons. This script discusses EI benefits. Topics include who can get EI benefits, applying for EI, and EI appeals.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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employment insurance (EI), getting fired or laid off, EI benefits, applying for EI, maternity leave, parental leave, compassionate care, record of employment (ROE), appeals, review or appeal of a benefits claim, Dial-A-Law
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