Digest of Benefit Entitlement Principles Chapter 1 - outline 1
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Regular benefits - outline 1
Maximum number of weeks of regular benefits payable
14-45 weeks (Table from Schedule I of the Act);
Limit 2: Maximum period during which regular benefits may be paid
During the benefit period, which may not exceed 52 weeks in length unless extended for reasons below;
during the benefit period extended by the number of weeks (up to a possible maximum of 52 additional weeks) in respect of which the person was not entitled to benefit by reason of being:
The extension(s) may not result in a benefit period greater than 104 weeks. confined in a jail;
in receipt of earnings paid by reason of the complete severance of the relationship with the former employer;
in receipt of workers' compensation payments for an injury;
in receipt of compensation for the withdrawal of services.
during the benefit period extended by the number of weeks (up to a maximum possible of 52 additional weeks) in respect of which the person was employed in a work sharing employment;
Benefits paid to a person participating in a job creation partnership, attending a training course to which he or she has been referred by the authority designated by ESDC, or employed under an ESDC approved self-employment agreement reduce the number of weeks of regular benefits payable.
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