700-hour rule for EI benefits applies equally to men and women02/05/2003|Canadian Employment Law Today Canada (Attorney General) v. Lesiuk  F.C.J. No. 1 (F.C.A.), January 8, 2003Lesiuk worked part-time because she had to provide care to her young child. She lost her job and applied to the Employment Insurance Commission for EI benefits.The To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.