EIS Benefits

 

Types of Financial Allowance

 
EIS Benefits
Job Search Allowance (JSA)
  • Replacement income for those who have lost their sole source of income
  • Eligible recipients will receive the allowance for 3-6 months
  • The duration of payment will depend on the recipient’s Contributions Qualifying Conditions
 
EIS Benefits
Reduced Income Allowance (RIA)
  • Replacement income for those who have multiple sources of income and have lost one or more, but not all, sources of income
  • In the event of simultaneous loss of all jobs, the applicant is entitled to both JSA and RIA
  • Payment rates and duration are the same as those of JSA
  • Paid in a lump sum
 
EIS Benefits
Early Re-Employment Allowance (ERA)
  • A financial incentive for JSA recipients who return to work while still receiving JSA
  • Worth 25% of the JSA the recipient is eligible for but has not yet been paid
  • Paid in a lump sum

Types of Financial Allowance

EIS Benefits
Job Search Allowance (JSA)
  • Replacement income for those who have lost their sole source of income
  • Eligible recipients will receive the allowance for 3-6 months
  • The duration of payment will depend on the recipient’s Contributions Qualifying Conditions
EIS Benefits
Reduced Income Allowance (RIA)
  • Replacement income for those who have multiple sources of income and have lost one or more, but not all, sources of income
  • In the event of simultaneous loss of all jobs, the applicant is entitled to both JSA and RIA
  • Payment rates and duration are the same as those of JSA
  • Paid in a lump sum
EIS Benefits
Early Re-Employment Allowance (ERA)
  • A financial incentive for JSA recipients who return to work while still receiving JSA
  • Worth 25% of the JSA the recipient is eligible for but has not yet been paid
  • Paid in a lump sum