Employment Insurance Primer (recording)
Employment Insurance Primer
LSBC CPD: 1.5 hours. Practice management and ethics: 0 hours.
Learn the basics of EI (qualifications), go through an actual application, dealing with common issues (missing ROEs, contentious reasons for separation, and how to deal with Service Canada agents).
Jim Wu is an employment lawyer at Forte Law Employment Law Solutions. Prior to him becoming a lawyer, Jim worked as an Employment Insurance Adjudicator where he rendered close to 10,000 decisions on various EI matters. Jim has represented clients in all stages of the EI decision making processes, including both divisions of the Social Security Tribunal and the Federal Court. Jim has a blue belt in Brazilian jiujitsu and is looking forward to hitting the mats again soon. In the meantime, his long-haired German shepherd keeps him relatively active.