An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (benefit period increase)

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 amends the Employment Insurance Act to increase the benefit period for claimants 45 years of age or over who are laid off permanently after 10 years or more in the labour force.

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-365, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (benefit period increase).

Mr. Speaker, once again, this is a very good bill. It aims to increase the benefit period for claimants 45 years of age or over who are laid off permanently after 10 years or more in the labour force.

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