b166er1337 wrote: ↑Mar 30th, 2012 4:27 pmQuote Originally Posted by Broodwich View Post
With this post and the Canada Post thread both being near the top of the forum on a regular basis, I'm sure there has already been some cross over. But I did some quick perusing and a search and didn't find anything.
I recently resigned from my job in order to go On-Call Casual for Canada Post. I've been looking in to alternative incomes such as possibly working part time one day a week at my old job, and I have a job interview for another full-time position coming up soon. But if this fails would I be able to apply for EI if the work doesn't come in regularly at Canada Post?
If I am eligable would a part time job (10 hours/1 Day a week) negate said eligablility?
I'm poking around on the Service Canada website and I see this clause:
6.5.7 Reasonable Assurance of Another Employment in the Immediate Future
But I'm not sure if that would include willingly going in to a scenario where you are not guaranteed hours.
And if I were eligable, how long would I have to go without being called in to work before I could submit a claim for time off?
1) You can file for EI as soon as you have an interruption of earning (no pay, no work for a week) from any of your job. Doesn't mean you will qualify, but you need IOE to apply.
2) 6.5.7 Reasonable Assurance of Another Employment in the Immediate Future means full time work. Casual, on-call positions don't count.
There is another person in your situation (quit FT work for an on-call CP position) somewhere in this thread, and I believe he was approved. Read the whole thread and it may help you with your application.
3) If you are approved, then you just need to declare your earnings from your part time job. It won't affect your availability.
So when I quit my original job it was with the idea that I would still work on Saturdays. Now they have laid me off from working Saturdays. Does this change anything?
I applied the other day anyway. Just wondering if it changes the game. I doubt I'll get approved anyway. And now I'm more or less unemployed. Sigh.