Employment Insurance & Wrongful Dismissal Claims

Employment insurance benefits present tricky legal issues for employees engaged in litigation for wrongful dismissal. A claim for EI may be made on the termination of employment, and generally, people will make that claim while in litigation over the termination itself. Eligibility will commence after a two week waiting period and will begin after recognition […]

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Employment Insurance & Termination Claims

Most people are aware of their right to apply for E.I. benefits on termination of employment. The issue of E.I., however, has other complications for a claim based on unfair termination of employment. The Basics To be eligible, the individual must be terminated “not for cause” and have the necessary eligible number of hours of […]

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