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

This bill was last introduced in the 38th Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in November 2005.

Sponsor

Yvon Godin  NDP

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

Status

Not active, as of Oct. 3, 2005
(This bill did not become law.)

Elsewhere

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Employment Insurance ActRoutine Proceedings

October 3rd, 2005 / 3:25 p.m.
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NDP

Yvon Godin NDP Acadie—Bathurst, NB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-422, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (length of benefit period).

Mr. Speaker, the second bill is entitled An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (length of benefit period).

This enactment increases the duration of benefits, first by providing that a week in which at least 15 hours are worked counts as a week of insurable employment, and second by providing that every 35 hours of the total hours worked counts as a week of insurable employment.

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