This blog discusses how Employment Insurance (EI) benefits or CERB benefits are taken into account when calculating wrongful dismissal damages during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Canada Emergency Response Benefit CERB
It’s been almost six months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ontario. During this time the government has introduced a number of new income support programs and new laws. There was no play book for handling this crisis.
On June 10, 2020, the federal government tabled Bill C-17, An Act respecting additional COVID-19 measures that, if enacted, would provide or further COVID-19 financial relief measures.