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Ontario – Employment Insurance


Is your small business eligible for reduced EI premiums?

Employers with short-term disability plans can apply to pay EI premiums at a lower rate than the standard 1.4 times the employees’ EI premiums. Learn more about the EI Premium Reduction Program and the opportunity to save money for your company and employees. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.

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. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.

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.

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.
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