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Service Canada. Barrie. Employment Insurance

No local Barrie phone number * NOTE: sign at front of building which houses Barrie Service Canada Centre says Government of Canada, 48 Owen St
Temporary financial assistance and support in finding new employment * able-bodied claimants must be seeking employment to remain eligible For most people, basic rate for calculating EI benefits is 55% of average insurable weekly earnings, up to a maximum amount * as of January 1, 2018, the maximum yearly insurable earnings amount is $51,700 * this means that you can receive a maximum amount of $547 per week Special benefitsinclude maternity and parental benefits, compassionate care benefits, benefits for Parents of Critically Ill Children, sickness benefits and more * see website for complete list and details Family Supplement -- for low income families who receive the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) * amount based on annual net family income up to $25,921 * entitlement will be added to EI payment Service Canada has tools available to help search job listings, create a résumé, choose a career, and assess skills * Job Bank is an online source for employment information and job postings * www.jobbank.gc.ca see listing BAR2664 Individuals not entitled to receive EI benefits, we be contacted by letter or by telephone to explain why * a Request for Reconsideration can be submitted * see website for details

Application

Application forms available online only * can be accessed on computers at Service Canada sites Records of Employment from previous employers should be submitted immediately after employment has ended in order to have claim considered from the last day worked * first 2 weeks of claim are a waiting period for which no benefits are paid * claimants' reports must be correctly completed to generate payment (exemptions available for compassionate care benefit claimants) Two week waiting period is to be served while collecting "Regular EI", and only a 1 week waiting period is to be served for "Special benefits" Always apply for EI benefits as soon as work has been interrupted even if Record of Employment (ROE) has not yet been received * delay may cause loss of benefits

Languages

English; French - Reception, Programs

Physical Access

Fully Accessible

Fees

None

Last updated:30-Oct-18
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Barrie Service Canada Centre, 48 Owen St, Barrie, ON L4M 3H1