Digest of Benefit Entitlement Principles  Chapter 1 - outline 6

Approved self-employment benefits - outline 6

Limit 1: Maximum number of weeks of self-employment benefits payable References
1.1 subject to the maximum number of weeks of regular benefits; benefits are payable for each week of unemployment that falls in a benefit period during which the person is employed under an approved self-employment agreement. EIA 25(1)(b)(i)

EIA 59

EIR 50(b)

Limit 2: Maximum period during which self-employment benefits may be paid References
2.1 during the benefit period, which may not exceed 52 weeks in length; EIA 10(2)
2.2 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 not entitled to benefit by reason of being:
  • 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.
The extension(s) may not result in a benefit period greater than 104 weeks.
EIA 10(10) 10(14)
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