Published in: Workplace Law Strategies Blog March 2, 2021

Workplace Law Strategies Blog: Proposed Changes to EI and Canada Recovery Benefits

In his most recent Workplace Law Strategies Blog post, Harper Grey Partner, Scott Marcinkow, discusses the recently proposed changes to EI and Canada Recovery Benefits.

Announced by Prime Minister Trudeau on February 19, 2021, the plan would increase the number of weeks available for benefits under the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) and the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) by 12 weeks, thus extending the maximum duration of the benefits to 38 weeks. The government also intends to double the number of weeks available under the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) from two weeks to four weeks.

Read the full post here.