Employment Insurance Reform

EI Only Covers Half Of Canadians, Needs Reform: C.D. Howe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Business

Canada also needs to focus on developing a more highly skilled workforce, study says.

Harper vs. 4 Premiers

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Politics

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. - Changes to the federal employment insurance program are fair to Atlantic Canada's seasonal workers, contrary to assertions by the...

Changes Will Sweeten Benefits For Parents

CP | Jane Gerster, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government, under fire over tougher employment insurance rules, is sweetening benefits for parents.It says it will allow individu...

Quebecers Slam Harper On EI Reform

CBC | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Politics

A Quebec coalition of unions has launched a campaign against employment insurance reform, and to mark the event a large banner was hoisted in front of...

House-Call Officers Trained To Face Aggression

CBC | Posted 04.30.2013 | Canada Politics

Civil servants making door-to-door visits to Employment Insurance recipients are trained to deal with confrontation and shouldn't be concerned about t...

Work In Tourism, Agriculture, Fisheries? New EI Rules Will Hurt

CBC | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Business

While reaction continues to brew over Thursday's announcement about changes to the Employment Insurance program, P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz says provi...

Tories May Require EI Recipients To Relocate

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new study from the Human Resources Department suggests Ottawa is looking at ways to get people receiving employment insurance to move to ot...

Canada's Employment Insurance System Unfair, Needs Reform: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new report says the Employment Insurance system is broken and needs a more transparent, effective and equitable national framework.The repo...