Below are some links to websites you may find helpful if you have questions about unemployment insurance (EI), severance pay eligibility or other issues.
Workers Action Centre:
The Workers' Action Centre is a Toronto worker-based organization committed to improving the lives and working conditions of people in low-wage and unstable employment.
Employment Insurance (EI):
A government of Canada information page on EI, including updates on EI, how to apply, frequently asked questions, and other related programs.
A government of Ontario information page on severance pay, who qualifies and how it is calculated.
Free trade with the European Union is a bad idea for Canada
The Harper government's relentless push to sign a new Canada-EU free trade deal would undermine the rights of federal, provincial and municipal governments to manage public spending over goods and services; it would privatize public services like drinking water, prevent us from adopting strong measures to combat climate change and wipe out up to 150,000 Canadian jobs, among a long list of additional concerns. CAW President Ken Lewenza says: