Employment Insurance (EI) premium rates are set to hold steady in 2022. The Canada Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) has announced that the EI premium rates for employees will remain at $1.58 per $100 of insurable earnings in 2022. However, the maximum insurable earnings for 2022 will increase to $60,300 (from $56,300) resulting in an annual cash increase in the EI contribution for employees of $63.20 and $88.48 for employers.

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