members gathered at the Unifor Family Education Centre to learn more about Employment Insurance (EI) and the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).
EI's maternity benefits system favours mothers from higher-earning families. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Brock University researcher Lindsey McKay about why.
After participating in an International Women's Day roundtable I have great hope that we're well on our way to creating an equitable Canada.
Federal research shows that EI is the single most powerful tool the government has to stabilize the economy, reducing both GDP and job losses by up to 14 per cent in the wake of recessions.
The NDP and Liberals have both promised to repeal the Conservatives' 2012 EI changes. Can they actually do it? And where do the other parties stand?
Hugh Segal refers to Guaranteed Livable Income as "Quantitative easing for the common person, as opposed to big banks and car companies, which provides liquidity when required."
A new report on Employment Insurance demonstrates that the recession is hitting Canadian workers hard.
Jason Kenney says new hires at EI call centres are in response to complaints. The union says that is not true, that EI call centres hire extra workers over the holidays every year.
The federal government introduced a budget implementation bill that makes a problematic change to the funding of Employment Insurance.
PBO analysis confirms: legislative changes to EI are hurting workers and economies in many communities in Canada.