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
Tag Archives: Labour Council
Green Jobs: Making Green Jobs Happen
How do we make green jobs happen in Ontario? Support for a green economy is universal. Now it’s time to look at the practical strategies for creating real green jobs on the ground. Continue reading Green Jobs: Making Green Jobs Happen
Year in Review: Fighting for Employment Equity
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.
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Help Wanted – A Good Jobs for All Forum on EI and the Jobs Crisis
September 21, 2009 @ Ryerson Unviersity Continue reading Help Wanted – A Good Jobs for All Forum on EI and the Jobs Crisis
Photos from Good jobs for All Conference
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
Rally in Support of Immigrant & Migrant Workers
Communities rally to oppose Harper’s new immigration changes.
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A Good Green Job is…
We asked people who attended the Good Green Jobs for All conference to tell us what they thought a good green job was. Take a look and share with us what you think a Good Green Job is.
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Submission to the Federal Pre-Budget Consultation Committee
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.
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Good Jobs for All Rally – June 13, 2009
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
EI Rally on March 25, 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