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How do I qualify for Employment Insurance (EI)?

Posted on 02 Feb'13 in

If you are in the work force for the first time or re-entering after 2 years, you must have worked a minimum of 910 hours to qualify for benefits. If you are not in the above category, you need between 420 and 700 hours, depending on the unemployment rate in your region. Currently it is 630 hours in the Greater Toronto Area.

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