CLC: New Worker Lockdown Benefit Fails to Benefit Workers
November 25, 2021 09:49 ET | Canadian Labour Congress
OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canada’s unions are disappointed in the federal government’s proposed legislation, tabled in parliament Wednesday, saying it will only entrench greater...
Media Advisory: Canadian Labour Congress’ President Bea Bruske Available to Speak About Emergency Benefits
October 21, 2021 10:01 ET | Canadian Labour Congress
OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- President Bea Bruske is available to speak to media today on the urgent need for extending emergency supports to workers affected by the pandemic.  EI...
Bruske Meets Deputy Prime Minister Freeland to Discuss Help for Workers
October 18, 2021 15:37 ET | Canadian Labour Congress
OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress, and Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, held a constructive meeting today...
Fraser Institute News Release: COVID-19 recession exacerbates need to reform Employment Insurance in Canada
March 02, 2021 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
CALGARY, Alberta, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 economic shutdowns and recession have caused unemployment to rise, placing financial pressure on the Employment Insurance program...
Fraser Institute News Release: Existing problems in EI shouldn’t be forgotten as reforms considered
August 13, 2020 05:00 ET | Fraser Institute
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The federal government has signalled that changes, perhaps major ones are on the way for the country’s Employment Insurance program but...