Employment Insurance (EI), News

ON THE RADAR: Changes to EI Sickness Benefits

Re-posted from ON THE RADAR, a publication of Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

On December 18, 2022, the Canadian government increased the number of weeks that workers can get Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits. Workers who started their claims on or after December 18 can get up to 26 weeks of benefits. For claims started before that date, workers can get up to 15 weeks.

For more information, check out the January issue of ON THE RADAR!

This post gives general legal information. For legal advice for a specific situation please CONTACT KCLC.

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