Employers who wish to make changes to their work-sharing agreement must do so by resubmitting the Work-Sharing Agreement form (EMP5100) with the required information and selecting the change field at the top of the form. It is essential that the employer and the employee representative sign all these amendments. These changes cannot be implemented until you have received approval from Service Canada. Once approved, make sure the change appears in your weekly usage report in the “Comments” section. Employers should alert Service Canada to upcoming layoffs to ensure that public servants can assist employers in drafting the division of labour agreement as efficiently as possible. Employment Insurance benefits received by division of labour participants are taxable. However, due to the weekly amount of benefits paid, taxes are not always withheld at source. Participants may wish to have their income tax deductions increased to avoid having to pay a large amount of income tax at the end of the year. This request can be made by calling toll-free at 1-800-206-7218, TTY: 1-800-529-3742. For faster service, always give us your Social Security Number (SIN). Employees may choose not to complete testimonials every two weeks by agreeing that their employer can report their hours worked on their behalf (i.b. exception reports).
If an employee applies through the Web App, they will be asked a question about the exemption from completing an EI certificate and, if they choose to participate in the exemption statement, they will notify Service Canada if specific conditions apply. If an employee does not apply via Appli-Web, the employer will provide this form when initiating the contract. This form must be completed and returned immediately to the employer, who will forward all forms together to Service Canada. However, benefits (including subsequent payments of benefits, disability benefits and.B) may be reduced due to participation in a WS agreement if they are calculated on the basis of merit or hours of work. Please read all the information provided and discuss it with your employer. Please keep this document for the duration of the contract as you will need it. Please note that work-sharing agreements can only start on Sundays to accommodate the EI payment cycle, please also consider this when planning your work-sharing application. During the work-sharing agreement, the employer must periodically report the total number of hours worked, hours missed due to participation in work-sharing, and hours missed for other reasons for each member of the work-sharing unit through a weekly usage report. The usage report submitted by the employer is required for the payment of work-sharing benefits and is the primary method of monitoring a work-sharing agreement.
Total earnings before deductions of the employer or employers who are not a division of labour employer, for the hours and data shown in Block A. The employer and employees (and, if applicable, the union) must agree to participate in a division of labour agreement and submit a joint application. The COVID-19 optimized measures put in place by Service Canada were intended to reduce the processing time to 10 business days (from 30 business days) before the agreement start date. . . .