The Reference Codes are only to be shared or used by employees who work in Ontario and live in the province of Ontario during the break periods. Workers who relocate during these periods to another province are to file a regular application and should not enter a Reference Code when prompted.
Please be reminded that all Stat Holidays and Floating Holidays must be recorded on the ROE generated for the December break. If they are not, you will need to amend the ROEs when it is paid.
The Reference Code for EI Applications for December 2017 school-related intake:
Effective: 15 December 2017
Expiry: 13 January 2018
The reference code for EI applications for March 2018 school-related intake:
Effective: 09 March 2018
Expiry: 31 March 2018
The codes are not to be used for permanent layoffs, retirements or special benefit claims such as maternity, parental, compassionate care, illness or people who live or relocate outside the province of Ontario during these periods.
Members can file their claims by visiting: http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/
Toll free: 1-800-206-7218 (TTY: 1-800-529-3742) and choose option “1”.