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April’s employment numbers tell a very different story about Canada’s economy than the one delivered by Joe Oliver to Canadians when he presented the 2015 Federal Budget earlier that month.

Posted: 8 May 2015

The whole point of Canada’s system of Employment Insurance (EI) is to support workers through periods of temporary lay-off or inability to work, including sickness, maternity,...

Posted: 4 April 2015

Hassan Yussuff, the President of the Canadian Labour Congress, says that Employment Insurance is failing unemployed workers in Canada, and those that pay into the program don't have enough say...

Posted: 17 July 2014
OTTAWA ― The President of the Canadian Labour Congress says that the federal government’s three-year freeze on Employment Insurance (EI) premiums is being done on the backs of unemployed Canadians....
Posted: 9 September 2013
OTTAWA – The Employment Insurance program continues to fail unemployed workers, says Canadian Labour Congress President Ken Georgetti.

“We know that only 37.9% of unemployed Canadians actually...

Posted: 4 January 2013