unemployment insurance

10:06PM
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Trudeau government should reform EI program now

Employees will bear a large portion of the cost of higher EI premium rates in the form of lower wages.


10:40AM
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Overly generous EI system could cause problems long after CERB winds down

EI benefits are based on unemployment in each of Canada’s 62 EI regions.


5:00PM
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Ottawa must remove disincentives to return to work

Canadians can earn up to $1,000 per month and remain eligible for CERB.


10:38AM
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Boost EI but don’t create new wage subsidy program

The $3.8 billion program will provide up to $25,000 in subsidies per employer.


12:41PM
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The effect of the sharply rising minimum wage has been sharply rising joblessness among Seattle’s low-wage workers.


4:46PM
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When there’s no competition for services such as welfare and unemployment insurance, there’s no market discipline forcing government bureaucracies to listen to its “customers.”