An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (length of benefit period)

This bill was last introduced in the 39th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in September 2008.

This bill was previously introduced in the 39th Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Yvon Godin  NDP

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Not active, as of Oct. 25, 2006
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

This is from the published bill. The Library of Parliament often publishes better independent summaries.

This enactment increases the duration of benefits, first by providing that a week in which at least 15 hours were worked counts as a week of insurable employment, and second by providing that every 30 hours of the total hours worked counts as a week of insurable employment.

Elsewhere

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Employment Insurance Act
Routine Proceedings

October 25th, 2006 / 3:25 p.m.
See context

NDP

Yvon Godin Acadie—Bathurst, NB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-370, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (length of benefit period).

Mr. Speaker, this bill increases the duration of benefits, first by providing that a week in which at least 15 hours were worked counts as a week of insurable employment, and second by providing that every 30 hours of the total hours worked counts as a week of insurable employment.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)