Wage Earner Protection Program
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, there are changes to this program.
The Wage Earner Protection Program is undergoing an evaluation to improve its service to Canadians. If you have applied to the program between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020 please take a few moments to fill out this survey .
Your employer has filed for bankruptcy or is now subject to receivership.
You have lost your job and your employer owes you wages, vacation pay, termination pay or severance pay - even your last few days of work.
You may be eligible to receive a payment under the Wage Earner Protection Program Act.
A trustee will be named to handle your former employer’s bankruptcy or receivership file.
You will need to file a proof of claim with the trustee or receiver as soon as possible.
Please select the following which applies to you:
- I am an employee
- For individuals whose employer is bankrupt or subject to a receivership
- I am a trustee or receiver
- For persons appointed to settle the affairs of an insolvent entity
- I am a third party
- For organizations or individuals issuing payments to a WEPP recipient
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