The Employment Insurance premium rate for 2016 is 1.88%.
Yearly maximum insurable earnings are set at $50,800, making the maximum employee premium $955.04.
As in previous years, employer premiums are 1.4 times the employee contribution. The maximum employer premium for 2016 is therefore $1337.06.
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