TORONTO – The Harper Government’s 2010 Federal Budget has utterly failed to fix Employment Insurance (EI) and help thousands of unemployed workers survive Canada’s ongoing economic crisis. Continue reading Harper’s 2010 Budget Fails to Fix EI
Join the Good Jobs for All Coalition in a rally and March to commemorate International Women’s Day. Continue reading International Women’s Day 2010
Employment Equity was one of the themes at the November 2008 Summit. It has also been identified at the recent Good Green Jobs for All conference as part of the solution. It underscores the importance of the notion “FOR ALL”, and will be an issue focused on in 2010.
On Christmas Eve 2009 four immigrant construction workers were killed and another crippled when the swing stage they were working on broke in two and they plunged 13 storeys. Continue reading Good Jobs for All Coalition calls for Meaningful Protection for Workers in Precarious Jobs
September 21, 2009 @ Ryerson Unviersity Continue reading Help Wanted – A Good Jobs for All Forum on EI and the Jobs Crisis
Good Jobs for all Summit, Toronto, November 22, 2008. Over 1000 Labour, and Community delegates attended. Images from firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading Photos from Good jobs for All Conference
Communities rally to oppose Harper’s new immigration changes.
Continue reading Rally in Support of Immigrant & Migrant Workers
It has been an incredibly active year for the Good Jobs for All Coalition since November 2008 when we had the Good Jobs for All for a Greater Toronto Summit in Toronto. We have grown to 41 members, with the Jane-Finch Green Anti-Poverty Coalition and Council of Canadians being our newest members. Through the work of our Empowering Workers, Green Economy for All and Investing in Social Infrastructure working groups, we have initiated the Fix EI Campaign, organized a conference on Good Green Jobs for All, and supported coalition members’ work on Child Care, Employment Equity, Temp Agencies, Temporary Foreign Workers.
Improve income security for unemployed workers, and help hard-hit communities by introducing a uniform national entrance requirement of 360 hours for Employment Insurance; raising benefits from 55% to 60% of previous earnings; and extending benefits to at least 50 weeks in all regions.
Thousands of community members, workers and labour activists gathered in downtown Toronto to demand Good Jobs for All and a fix to the broken EI system. Continue reading Good Jobs for All Rally – June 13, 2009