Employment and Work – Employment Insurance
I need to move with my spouse or child: Can I get Employment Insurance benefits?
This article discusses how to qualify for Employment Insurance benefits when you have to quit your job because you're moving away with your spouse or child. You must show that your spouse, common law partner, or dependent child had to move to another residence (such as a new city or province); you had no reasonable alternative to leaving your job; and, at your new location, you are ready, willing, and able to work at all times.
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This article appears on page 2 of the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre Spring 2012 newsletter.