Bill C-370 (Historical)
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.
Yvon Godin NDP
Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)
Introduction and First Reading
(This bill did not become law.)
Employment Insurance Act
October 25th, 2006 / 3:25 p.m.
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)