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Temporary foreign workers eligible for EI or CERB


April 10, 2020
By Western Agriculture Labour Initiative (WALI)

Employment and Social Development Canada has now confirmed that temporary foreign workers (TFWs) can be eligible for Employment Insurance (EI) or the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).

In both cases, temporary foreign workers are subject to the same eligibility criteria as Canadians and permanent residents. 


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