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EI Rate Update for June 9th - July 6th

May 13, 2024

The adjusted criteria for hours-based, regular claims in Region 1 (7.1%) is as follows:

Number of Insured Hours Required to Qualify for Regular Benefits: 630

Minimum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular Benefits: 17

Maximum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular Benefits: 40

The adjusted criteria for hours-based, regular claims in Region 2 (12%) is as follows:

Number of Insured Hours Required to Qualify for Regular Benefits: 490

Minimum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular Benefits: 23

Maximum Number of Weeks Payable for Regular Benefits: 45

Unemployment RateDivisorInsurable Earnings need to get maximum benefits
6% and under22$26, 728.26 (22 x 1215.38)
6%-7%21$25, 522.98 9 (21 x 1215.38)
7%- 8%20$24, 307. 60 (20 x 1215.38)
8% – 9%19$ 23092.22 (19 x 1215.38)
9% – 10%18$ 21, 876.84 (18 x 1215.38)
10% – 11%17$ 20, 661.46 (17 x 1215.38)
11% – 12%16$ 19, 446.08 (16 x 1215.38)
12% -13%15$ 18, 230.70 (15 x 1215.38)
over 13%14$ 17, 015.32 (14 x 1215)

Minimum Earnings Need for Economic Regions

St. John’s Region : 3,800

Newfoundland Region: 2,900

📞Service Canada is your main point of contact for Employment Insurance inquiries:
1-800-206-7218