Wage Earner Protection Program
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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.
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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