An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (benefit period increase for regional rate of unemployment)

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

Sponsor

Yvon Godin  NDP

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

Status

Not active, as of Nov. 19, 2007
(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 benefit periods under the Employment Insurance Act based on regional rates of unemployment.

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Employment Insurance ActRoutine Proceedings

November 19th, 2007 / 3:10 p.m.
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NDP

Yvon Godin NDP Acadie—Bathurst, NB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (benefit period increase for regional rate of unemployment).

Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for New Westminster—Coquitlam.

This bill would amend the Employment Insurance Act regarding the benefit period increase for regional rate of unemployment. This enactment would increase benefit periods under the Employment Insurance Act based on regional unemployment rates.

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