An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (amounts not included in earnings)

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 provides that pension benefits, vacation pay and severance payments are not to be included in earnings under the Employment Insurance Act and therefore will not reduce benefits under the Act.

Elsewhere

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Employment Insurance ActRoutine Proceedings

October 25th, 2006 / 3:20 p.m.
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NDP

Yvon Godin NDP Acadie—Bathurst, NB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-364, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (amounts not included in earnings).

Mr. Speaker, I would first like to thank the hon. member for Vancouver Island North for having seconded the motion.

The purpose of this bill is to ensure that pension benefits, vacation pay and severance payments are not included in earnings under the Employment Insurance Act and therefore will not reduce benefits under the act.

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