Has the Relationship Between Insured Employment Weeks and Entrance Requirements Been Changed by the Divisor?
This study examines the impact of the Divisor rule, which required that, in order to receive full benefits, a worker must work at least two weeks more than the minimum needed to qualify for Employment Insurance. 4. Monitoring Report on EI Qualification and Weeks of Benefits This study examines the impact of EI reform on the extent to which individuals are able to access and obtain EI benefits during periods of unemployment. 5. EI Reform and New Entrants/Re-Entrants to the Labour Market This paper examines the effect of the increase in the entrance requirements for those entering the labour market for the fist time and for those re-entering the labour market. A particular emphasis is placed on the impact on women and those who have had a child in the last two years. Recent changes caused by the change in definition of NEREs from Bill C-2 have been examined as well. 6. EI Reform and Rural Communities As part of the effort to understand the effect of EI on communities, this study focuses