Wage Earner Protection Program for trustees or receivers: Overview

From: Employment and Social Development Canada

1. Overview

The Wage Earner Protection Program (WEPP) provides payment for wages to individuals of an employer who is bankrupt or subject to a receivership.

For bankruptcies or receiverships on or after February 27, 2018: the payment covers eligible wages up to an amount equal to 7 times the maximum weekly insurable earnings under the Employment Insurance Act ($7,296.17 for 2020).

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