- What happens if I make a mistake on my EI application?
- Can I apply for both EI and Cerb?
- Is Cerb and Ei the same?
- How long does it take for an EI claim to be approved?
- How many hours can I work while on EI?
- Does EI check your bank account?
- How do I get through to EI?
- Does EI contact your employer?
- Can you go to jail for claiming unemployment while working?
- How do I correct an error on my EI application?
- Can I review my EI application?
- How do I check on my EI claim?
- Does Service Canada contact you by phone?
- Can I cancel my EI application online?
What happens if I make a mistake on my EI application?
After you file your EI report, if you realize you made a mistake, call 1-800-206-7218 during business hours and press “0” to speak to a representative.
You may be penalized or be liable to prosecution for knowingly providing false or misleading information for yourself or someone else..
Can I apply for both EI and Cerb?
The answer is no. Some people may apply for both, and may even receive payment from both, but it should be either one or the other. For anyone who is eligible for EI on March 15, 2020, or later, EI claims will be automatically processed through the CERB.
Is Cerb and Ei the same?
The Canada Emergency Relief Benefit (CERB) is designed to assist adults that are out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an income replacement program, not an income supplement program. It is intended to be accessed by anyone who is not working and is not otherwise eligible for Employment Insurance (EI).
How long does it take for an EI claim to be approved?
28 daysIf you are entitled to receive EI regular benefits, you should receive your first payment within 28 days of the date we receive your application and all required documents. You must complete bi-weekly reports to prove your eligibility and to receive benefits to which you may be entitled.
How many hours can I work while on EI?
How working affects your claim. If you earn money while receiving EI benefits, you can keep 50 cents of your benefits for every dollar you earn, up to 90 percent of your previous weekly earnings (roughly four and a half days of work). Above this cap, your EI benefits are deducted dollar-for-dollar.
Does EI check your bank account?
In the EI forms you are obligated to report any money received during the period that is not income. Failing to do so is fraud and can result in loss of benefits and forced repayment of benefits received to date. Don’t lie to EI. They can and will check your banking history if they feel there is adequate reason.
How do I get through to EI?
Service Canada EI call centre phone number: 1-800-206-7218. Service Canada EI call centre has recently changed their phone system.
Does EI contact your employer?
Can my employer contest a decision concerning my EI benefits application? … If we decide to pay you benefits even if you quit, were fired for misconduct, refused work, or are involved in a labour dispute, we will notify your employer.
Can you go to jail for claiming unemployment while working?
Falsely claiming UI benefits is considered to be Unemployment fraud and can lead to serious penalties and consequences. The penalties can range from monetary fines, penalty weeks of unemployment to serving a prison term.
How do I correct an error on my EI application?
If you have made a mistake filling out your report or any other form, it is important that you notify us as soon as possible. You must call our Telephone Information Service at 1 800 206-7218 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, write to us or go in person to your Service Canada Centre.
Can I review my EI application?
Check or update your information With My Service Canada Account, you can check the status of your EI application. You can also: view and update your personal information. find out when your payments start and end.
How do I check on my EI claim?
To access information about your EI claim, you will need your SIN and access code, which you will find on the benefit statement that is mailed to you after you apply for EI benefits. The hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time, Monday to Friday.
Does Service Canada contact you by phone?
1 800 O-Canada is a general information service and does not usually make unsolicited attempts to contact Canadians. In very rare cases, Service Canada may unexpectedly contact you in the course of delivering Government of Canada services.
Can I cancel my EI application online?
If you prefer to terminate your existing claim and begin another EI claim, do not start the application at this time. To terminate a claim you must first contact us by calling 1 800 206-7218 ( TTY : 1-800-529-3742). Your decision to terminate a claim is final and cannot be changed.