Podcast
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Marc Belanger, RadioLabour | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Labour is demanding services such as unemployment insurance must be fixed now.
News
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Chelsea Nash | Reforms to Canada's employment insurance system are necessary, say workers' advocates.
Blog
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Ken Neumann | Governments must do more to keep workers employed, and they need to be thinking about how we build an economy where workers are not so vulnerable when the next economic crisis hits.
Columnists
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Duncan Cameron | The emergency measures announced March 19 by the Liberals in response to the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic fall well short of what is needed.
Blog
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Doreen Nicoll | The federal government's New Emergency Care Benefit sounds promising, but will be a disaster if workers only get 55 per cent of minimum wage.
Columnists
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Jim Stanford | After the immediate health emergency ends, government will need to step up with an ambitious, longer-term reconstruction program, centred on the lasting expansion of public services.
News
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Karl Nerenberg | Most Canadian workers do not have paid sick leave, and those who benefit from such leave are disproportionately in the upper income category.
Blog
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Trish Hennessy | If we can contain COVID-19, it will be because of individual efforts to follow public-health protocols and because of the expertise of public-health officials in quickly establishing those protocols.
Podcast
Andrew Cash, co-founder of the Urban Worker Project
Victoria Fenner | Andrew Cash, musician and co-founder of the Urban Worker Project takes a break between soundchecks to share thoughts about what's needed to make precarious work less precarious.
Blog
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Angella MacEwen | Last weekend, Quebec unions and activists issued a joint statement on the appeals process in employment insurance, calling on Trudeau to review the process.
News
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Teuila Fuatai | EI's maternity benefits system favours mothers from higher-earning families. Teuila Fuatai speaks to Brock University researcher Lindsey McKay about why.
News
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Teuila Fuatai | Too many jobless workers are not getting the help they need through EI. Labour reporter Teuila Fuatai discusses why with Canadian Labour Congress senior economist Angella MacEwen.