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
September 21, 2009 @ Ryerson Unviersity Continue reading Help Wanted – A Good Jobs for All Forum on EI and the Jobs Crisis
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
Hundreds of people gathered outside the Service Canada office at Dufferin Mall to demand a fix for the broken Employment Insurance (E.I.) system. Continue reading EI Rally on March 25, 2009