Blog
Andrew Jackson | The federal government has launched consultations on EI premium setting. This provides the opportunity to shift from an ad hoc system to one that is more fair to workers and economically rational.
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Andrew Jackson | StatsCan has released an interesting paper looking at who controls the family finances in couples with one partner. It is a salutary reminder that one cannot just assume pooling of family income.
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Andrew Jackson | Today's Statistics Canada release "Income of Canadians" provides data for 2009 and a partial reading on the devastating impact of the recession upon working families.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Ten years after Pierre Trudeau's death, no issue demonstrates more clearly the moral bankruptcy of the Ignatieff-led Liberal Party than the treatment it just handed out to the Canadian unemployed.
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rabbleTV | President of the CLC, Ken Georgetti, speaks before attending a House of Commons committee hearing presentation on Bill C-50 that would amend the Employment Insurance Act.
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rabbleTV | Author and social justice activist Judy Rebick addresses the "Fix EI" Town Hall Meeting held at Ryerson University in Toronto.
Columnists
Duncan Cameron | Parliament resumed last week, and Jack Layton and the NDP were the target of main opposition and media criticism.
Blog
Fred Wilson | Just what does the EI bill mean to some workers? Here are the facts.
News
Susan Peters | As the recession affects the working lives of people like Kendra, Ted and Lance, who are excluded from Canada's system of employment insurance, the debate grows. The second in a two-part series.
News
Peggy Nash and Winnie Ng | The best economic stabilizer for those who are bearing the brunt of the economic downturn, is a solid unemployment insurance system.
News
Susan Peters | Rising unemployment in the recession has exposed more flaws in Canada's employment insurance system -- like regional disparities and EI's questionable role as an economic stimulus.
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Trish Hennessy | I'm thinking about Michael Ignatieff's talks with Prime Minister Stephen Harper this week and I cannot help but conclude: Iggy just blew the job interview.