Annex 6: Key studies referenced in the report

Official title: Employment Insurance Monitoring and Assessment Report for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2020 and ending March 31, 2021 Annex 6: Key studies referenced in the report

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List of abbreviations

This is the complete list of abbreviations for the Employment Insurance Monitoring and Assessment Report for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2020 and ending March 31, 2021.

Abbreviations
AD
Appeal Division
ADR
Alternative Dispute Resolution
ASETS
Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy
B/C Ratio
Benefits-to-Contributions ratio
BDM
Benefits Delivery Modernization
CAWS
Client Access Workstation Services
CCDA
Canadian Council of Directors of Apprenticeship
CCIS
Corporate Client Information Service
CEIC
Canada Employment Insurance Commission
CERB
Canada Emergency Response Benefit
CESB
Canada Emergency Student Benefit
CEWB
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
COLS
Community Outreach and Liaison Service
CPP
Canada Pension Plan
CRA
Canada Revenue Agency
CRB
Canada Recovery Benefit
CRCB
Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit
CRF
Consolidated Revenue Fund
CRSB
Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit
CSO
Citizen Service Officer
CX
Client Experience
EBSM
Employment Benefits and Support Measures
ECC
Employer Contact Centre
EI
Employment Insurance
EI ERB
Employment Insurance Emergency Response Benefit
EICS
Employment Insurance Coverage Survey
eROE
Electronic Record of Employment
ESDC
Employment and Social Development Canada
eSIN
Electronic Social Insurance Number
FY
Fiscal Year
G7
Group of Seven
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GIS
Guaranteed Income Supplements
HCCS
Hosted Contact Centre Solution
IQF
Individual Quality Feedback
ISET
Indigenous Skills and Employment Training
IVR
Interactive Voice Response
LFS
Labour Force Survey
LMDA
Labour Market Development Agreements
LMI
Labour Market Information
LMP
Labour Market Partnerships
MIE
Maximum Insurable Earnings
MSCA
My Service Canada Account
NAICS
North American Industry Classification System
NESI
National Essential Skills Initiative
NIS
National Investigative Services
NOM
National Operating Model
OAS
Old Age Security
PAAR
Payment Accuracy Review
PPE
Premium-paid eligible individuals
PRAR
Processing Accuracy Review
PRP
Premium Reduction Program
PTs
Provinces and Territories
QPIP
Quebec Parental Insurance Plan
R&I
Research and Innovation
ROE
Record of Employment
RPA
Robotics Process Automation
SAT
Secure Automated Transfer
SCC
Service Canada Centre
SDP
Service Delivery Partner
SEPH
Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours
SIN
Social Insurance Number
SIR
Social Insurance Registry
SST
Social Security Tribunal
STDP
Short-term disability plan
SUB
Supplemental Unemployment Benefit
TRF
Targeting, Referral and Feedback
TTY
Teletypewriter
UV
Unemployment-to-vacancy
VBW
Variable Best Weeks
VER
Variable Entrance Requirement
VRI
Video Remote Interpretation
WCAG
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
WWC
Working While on Claim

1. Examining the role of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Author(s), year

ESDC: Economic Policy Directorate, 2022

Objective(s)

This study examines Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) usage and how short-term labour market outcomes differed between laid off CERB recipients and non-recipients during the first wave of COVID-19 in Canada.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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2. 2021 Actuarial Report on the Employment Insurance Premium Rate

Author(s), year

Office of the Chief Actuary, 2020

Objective(s)

The purpose of this report is to provide the Commission with all the information prescribed under section 66.3 of the EI Act. Pursuant to this section, the Chief Actuary shall provide the Commission with a report that sets out:

Key finding(s)

Availability

This 2021 Actuarial report (PDF format) is available on the Canada Employment Insurance Financing Board’s website.

3. Early impact of COVID-19 on Employment Insurance benefits and the Canadian Labour Market

Author(s), year

ESDC: Evaluation Directorate, 2022

Objective(s)

This study analyzed the extent to which COVID-19 had an effect on workers and businesses before the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) came into force.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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4. Initial impacts of temporary Employment Insurance measures in Canadian communities during the pandemic

Author(s), year

ESDC: Employment Insurance Policy Directorate, 2022

Objective(s)

This study examines the initial impacts of the EI temporary measures on the eligibility for EI benefits and on the additional income support provided to claimants. To estimate the preliminary additional cost generated by the measures.

Key finding(s)

Among claims established during the reporting period going from September 27, 2020 to April 3, 2021:

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5. Supplemental Unemployment Benefit plans

Author(s), year

ESDC: Evaluation Directorate, 2021

Objective(s)

This paper examines:

Key finding(s)

Availability

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6. The Redistributional Impact of Employment Insurance, 2007 to 2009

Author(s), year

Ross Finnie, Queen’s University School of Policy Studies; and Ian Irvine, Concordia University (for HRSDC, Evaluation Directorate, 2013)

Objective(s)

The objective of this study is to investigate the degree to which Canada’s EI program has redistributed purchasing power during the recent economic recession. More precisely, the period of investigation runs from 2007 to 2009, although results from the 2002 to 2006 period are also presented in order to place the recession period in a longer‑term context.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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7. Financial impacts of receiving Employment Insurance

Author(s), year

Constantine Kapsalis, Data Probe Economic Consulting Inc., 2010

Objective(s)

This study explores the financial impact of receiving EI benefits. It probes the evolution of individual incomes before, during and after the receipt of EI benefits, as well as the influence of receiving EI on household consumption.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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8. Analysis of the EI clawback provision

Author(s), year

ESDC: Evaluation Directorate, 2022

Objective(s)

This study examined the EI clawback provision and the possible disincentives it induces regarding EI take-up.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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9. Quits and the use of Employment Insurance regular benefits

Author(s), year

ESDC: Employment Insurance Policy Directorate, 2022

Objective(s)

To understand trends in the use of EI by those who quit a job.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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10. Characteristics of firms that hire apprentices

Author(s), year

ESDC, Labour Market Information Directorate, 2020

Objective(s)

The purpose of this study is to examine the characteristics of firms that employ EI-supported apprentices. This involves examining the interaction between firms and apprentices during and after apprenticeship.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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11. Evaluation of the Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits

Author(s), year

ESDC, Evaluation Directorate, 2020

Objective(s)

This evaluation provides an assessment of the impact of EI sickness benefits on post-illness separation outcomes based on:

The focus is on EI claimants receiving sickness benefits from 2000 to 2016, excluding self-employed workers.

Key finding(s)

Availability

The Evaluation of the Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits is available on the Employment and Social Development Canada web page.

12. Enhance understanding of the use of the Premium Reduction Program

Author(s), year

ESDC, Evaluation Directorate, 2019

Objective(s)

This study examines:

Key finding(s)

Availability

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13. Compassionate care benefits: Update (FY0405 to FY1516)

Author(s), year

ESDC, Evaluation Directorate, 2018

Objective(s)

The report:

Key finding(s)

Availability

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14. Analysis of the Repeat and Combined Use of Skills Development

Author(s), year

ESDC, Evaluation Directorate, 2022

Objective(s)

The purpose of this report is to understand the repeat use of the EI Part II - EBSMs, with a focus on Skills Development (SD) interventions. To understand how SD interventions are used in combination with similar skills-oriented interventions outside of the LMDA framework.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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15. Analysis/Impact of the Targeting, Referral and Feedback System

Author(s), year

ESDC, Employment Policy and Program Design Directorate, 2022

Objective(s)

To understand how the Targeting, Referral, and Feedback System (TRFS) is used and its impact on EI Part II labour market programming.

Key finding(s)

Availability

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