Wage Earner Protection Program

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Service Canada is strongly encouraging you to apply for these benefits online, from the comfort of your home.

If you apply by mail, you could experience significant delays in receiving a payment.

We recommend you sign up for direct deposit to ensure seamless delivery of your payment.

For more information on how to submit your application online, consult: Wage Earner Protection Program for an employee: Apply.

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.

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