employment insurance

News
Jul 22, 2009

Mind the gap: Fixing Canada's EI system

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
Jul 22, 2009

Urgent EI fix needed now

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
Jul 21, 2009

Mind the gap: Navigating Canada's EI system

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.
Blog
Jun 18, 2009

Iggy blew the job interview

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.
Blog
Jun 16, 2009

Workers demand immediate fix to Employment Insurance

John Bonnar
On Saturday, over 2,000 people rallied demanding the federal government fix the Employment Insurance (EI) system, protect pensions and services, and put the needs of working people before profits.
Columnists
May 5, 2009

Liberals undermine the unemployed

Coming out of the Liberal convention, Michael Ignatieff declared he was ready to put concrete proposals on the table to reform Employment Insurance. Hold the applause.
Podcast
Apr 9, 2009

Economic stimulus projects designed for men

Redeye
<p>When government talks about shovel-ready projects to help workers get through the economic crisis, the hands wielding the shovels belong overwhelmingly to men.</p>

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