Updated Guidance On How Employers Should Fill Out Records Of Employment During COVID-19 Pandemic

If you are wondering how to code Records of Employment forms (ROE’s) in this “COVID” era, take a quick read of this short article below…

The Record of Employment (ROE) (Block 16) provides information on an employee’s employment history when they apply for Employment Insurance (EI) benefits.  The information on an ROE is used by Service Canada to determine the employee’s eligibility to receive EI benefits, the benefit amount, and how long the benefits will be paid.  Employers must issue an ROE each time an employee experiences an interruption of earnings. Canada provides a guide on How to Complete the ROE form.