Maternal Benefits

The Great Tory Rip-Off of Migrant Workers

Syed Hussan | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics
Syed Hussan

Just last week, Federal Human Resources Minister Diane Finley took away special E.I. benefits from migrant workers through a quiet Thursday afternoon regulatory change. She did this assuming that most people wouldn't notice. Just in 2008, migrant workers and their employers paid an estimated 300-million dollars in to E.I. but were only able to access some paternal, maternal and compassionate benefits. Now even that has been made off-limits.