Wage Earner Protection Program

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada


Description
Provides payment of wages owing to workers with an employer that has filed bankruptcy or receivership.

Service provides:

  • payment of eligible wages owing to workers whose employer has gone bankrupt or become subject to receivership
  • eligible wages include salaries, commissions, vacation, termination, and severance pay
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals:
  • legally entitled to work in Canada
  • that have lost employment with owed wages
  • with an employer has filed for bankruptcy or is subject to a receivership
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:  
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait time to process applications varies. Contact for details.


Web Site
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/wage-earner-protection.html
Languages
French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
June 14, 2023
Address
933 Mivvik Street
Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0
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