If doing your EI report today. Make sure you claim the inflation bonus for this week. If reporting next week. You will still claim for the week indicated.
“While Reporting For the week December 3 to Dec 9th, 2023 (the period which the bonus is paid).
Under “Other Money” There is a statement; “Our records indicate you are receiving money from a Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB) plan. Is there any other money that you have not previously told us about, that you received or will receive for the period of this report?”
You are to answer “yes” if the only money you receive will be that Inflation Protection Bonus and your SUB. Then “Other Money” You will then be directed (or instructed) to speak to a service representative regarding this money” Make sure to tell the agent its an $2000 INFLATION BONUS.
If you report NEXT week, you still would claim it for the week indicated.
Any questions, please reach out to benefits
Service Canada Phone : 1-800-531-7555