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EI ADJUSTMENT UPDATE NOV 5 - DEC 2, 2023

November 6, 2023
As of November 5th, Service Canada has posted the unemployment rate for Economic Region 2 (all NL outside of St. John’s metro) as 12.9% (a rise from 12%). The adjusted criteria is as follows:

 

The unemployment rate for Economic Region 1 (St. John’s metro) is 5.9% (a drop from 6.3%). The adjusted criteria is as follows:

 

For Fish Harvesters:

 

Service Canada is your main point of contact for Employment Insurance inquiries:
📞Service Canada EI Call Centre: 1-800-206-7218
The EI system is failing seasonal workers, and federal government has yet to respond appropriately and announce emergency measures to restore financial stability.
📨☎️FFAW continues to pressure government to implement necessary changes, and it is important for members to express this urgency directly to both your MP and MHA:

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