What is the EI rate for 2022? In 2022, the employee EI premium rate will be $1.58 per $100. This premium rate and the MIE increase means that insured workers will pay a maximum annual EI premium in 2022 of $952.74 compared with $889.54 in 2021.
How many EI hours do I need 2022? Until September 24, 2022 Temporary
You only need to have accumulated 420 hours of insurable employment during your qualifying period to qualify for EI benefits. If you were assessed a violation, you may need more insurable hours to qualify for benefits.
Is EI different in each province? Provincial and territorial labour markets vary in their demographic and sectoral composition. Therefore, the provincial and territorial distribution of EI claims and amount paid in benefits do not necessarily align with the geographic distribution of employment, as shown in Table 2.
What percentage of your pay is EI? You could get up to 55% of your earnings
For most people, the basic rate for calculating Employment Insurance (EI) benefits is 55% of their average insurable weekly earnings, up to a maximum amount. As of January 1, 2022, the maximum yearly insurable earnings amount is $60,300.