Quick Answer: Can I Get Cerb And EI?

How long can you claim EI?

You can receive a minimum of 26 weeks of benefits up to a maximum of 45 weeks, depending on the unemployment rate in your region at the time of filing your claim and the amount of insurable hours you have accumulated in your qualifying period – generally the last 52 weeks or since your last claim – whichever is shorter ….

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.

How do I check my EI status?

Use My Service Canada Account (MSCA) to:View my current claim.View my past claims.View my payment information.View my EI messages.View my Records of Employment.View EI publications.Obtain a copy of your T4E.Update your mailing address and telephone number.

Can I apply for EI after 2 months?

You should apply for EI benefits as soon as you stop working. You can apply for benefits even if you receive money when you leave your job, and even if you have not yet received your Record of Employment. If you delay applying for more than four weeks after your last day of work, you may lose benefits.

Is Cerb in addition to EI?

The federal government announced on Thursday that the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB) will be extended an additional month and then transition to a modified employment insurance (EI) program.

Can I apply for EI after 4 months?

Even if you are not sure that you will qualify for EI benefits, it is still a good idea to apply. Be sure to apply as soon as you have at least 7 days without work or pay. If you apply more than 4 weeks after you have an interruption of earnings, it may be harder to get approved for EI.

What day does EI direct deposit?

EI payment is issued every 2 weeks after you have completed your online EI report and the direct deposit comes within 2 business days.

Can you apply for both Cerb and EI through Service Canada?

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 EI and Cerb the same?

EI and new recovery benefits The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has ended. … The government changed the EI program for easier access to benefits, with the changes in effect for one year. As of Sept. 27, Canadians may be eligible for EI if they were employed for 120 insurable hours in the past 52 weeks.