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EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE INFORMATION FOR FISH HARVESTERS

August 16, 2023

With the divisor changed for fish harvesters, the new minimum fishing earnings to qualify for region 2 (outside St. John’s) is $2,700 and the maximum fishing earnings for the maximum EI fishing rate of $650 is $17,730.
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***The current rate of unemployment is 12.9% outside of the St. John’s Metro region, pushing the EI earnings required into the next bracket of 12-13%***

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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