Employment Insurance Statistics - Monthly (EIS)

Employment insurance disqualification or disentitlement of person, status

Employment Insurance disqualification or disentitlement refers to claims for employment insurance benefits that have been suspended. A disentitlement is a suspension of benefits that may be imposed when a claimant fails to meet a specific entitlement condition. A disentitlement applies on a day-to-day basis for as long as the claimant's situation remains unchanged. No benefits are payable during a period of disentitlement. A disqualification is a suspension of benefits imposed due to a specific action or inaction by the claimant. It can be either indefinite or for a specific number of complete weeks.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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