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British Columbia – Employment Insurance


Save time and money! Complete your ROEs online

Are you still filling out paper Records of Employment (ROEs)? Forget the paper! ROE Web is a secure Web-based program that makes it easy for payroll administrators to create, submit, and amend ROEs online. Use ROE Web to increase your productivity and reduce your administrative costs.
Employment Insurance

Are you paying Employment Insurance for family members?

Many family-run businesses pay into EI. Yet, many of them have little chance of collecting should the need ever arise.

Refunding EI Premiums: free help for members

If you have relatives working in your business, you may be paying EI premiums for them needlessly. In order to determine if they are insurable you need to request a ruling as to their insurability.

Are you eligible for EI if you’re self-employed? Call us for details

If you work for yourself, how does Employment Insurance work? Members can call CFIB’s Business Counsellors for free at 1-888-234-2232 to find out.

A program to avoid laying off employees

Do you want to avoid laying off a valuable employee during hard times? Work-Sharing might be the solution you have been looking for. Find out more here. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.

EI Premium Reduction Program

The Premium Reduction Program allows employers to pay EI premiums at a reduced rate if their employees are covered by a short-term disability plan that meets certain criteria set by Service Canada.
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