Andrew Jackson

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Nov 16, 2011

The Mowat Centre and Employment Insurance

Andrew Jackson
The Mowat Centre report on Employment Insurance (EI) released today will serve to deepen the national debate over Canada's most important income security program for working-age adults and families.
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Nov 14, 2011

G20 Labour Summit: Souvenirs de Cannes

Andrew Jackson
I was in Cannes with CLC President Ken Georgetti for the G20 Labour Summit. If the outcome of the G20 disappoints, it was not because of lack of effort from the international labour movement.
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Nov 10, 2011

The inflation-control target

Andrew Jackson
So, the 2 per cent inflation target has been renewed as it now stands. (Take that, House of Commons Finance Committee, which is holding hearings on the issue next week.)
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Nov 2, 2011

Recovery demands increase in labour's share

Andrew Jackson
The just-released 2011 ILO World of Work Report underlines the gravity of the current global employment situation and warns of the need to put job creation first.
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Nov 1, 2011

Families, time and well-being

Andrew Jackson
Inequality of well-being among families with children is increasing at an even faster rate than income inequality, according to a new study by Peter Burton and Shelley Phipps.
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Oct 31, 2011

A new round of Euro austerity

Andrew Jackson
The Euro deal at least averted an immediate banking crisis and induced temporary market euphoria, but it is not going to provide a lasting solution to the Euro sovereign debt crisis.
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Oct 18, 2011

Recent immigrants and the employment crisis

Andrew Jackson
It is no secret that times of high unemployment and precarious work are especially tough for new and recent entrants to the job market, notably young workers and recent immigrants.
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Oct 15, 2011

Small business and the attack on unions

Andrew Jackson
In case you had any doubts where the escalating attack on Canadian unions is coming from, check out the website of the Canadian Labour Watch Association.
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Oct 14, 2011

The prime minister and the G20

Andrew Jackson
Prime Minister Stephen Harper's op ed in the Globe and Mail yesterday on his hopes for the Cannes summit is disappointing, even if the content comes as no surprise.

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