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10. After the amended Employment Insurance Act has come into effect, who can receive unemployment benefits up to 9 months?

In the event that the applicant is 45 years old or older when separated from employment and withdrawn from this insurance program or has proof of mental or physical impairment issued by the competent authority, payment of unemployment benefits may be extended to a maximum of nine months. (The applicant with mental or physical disabilities should submit impairment proof issued by the competent authority)

Last Update:2016-02-23