CBTU Letter to Minister Qualtrough on EI Reform

Dec 12, 2019

Recently, with a number of partners, Canada’s Building Trades Unions participated in a forum on Employment Insurance and as a result of the discussions that took place, sent a letter to the Hon. Minister Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion. The letter stressed the need for a comprehensive review of the EI program and to ensure it is part of the mandate letter for the new Minister.  You can read the letter here: Letter Qualtrough forum dec 2019

 

Below is a list of supporting organizations for EI Amendments:

Action Chômage Côte-Nord

Aide et Soutien aux travailleurs et travailleuses des secteurs saisonniers (New Brunswick)

Canada Building Trade Unions (CBTU)

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Labour Congress (CLC)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Centrales des Enseignants et Enseignantes du Québec (CSQ)

Commission des Ressources Humaines des Premières Nations du Québec

Community Legal Services of Ottawa

Confédération des Syndicats Démocratiques (CSD)

Confédération des Syndicats Nationaux (CSN)

Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO)

Fédération des travailleurs et travailleuses du Québec (FTQ)

Goods Jobs Coalition (Toronto)

Income Security Advocacy Centre

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE)

Mouvement Action-Chômage de St-Hyacinthe

Mouvement Autonome et Solidaire des Sans-Emploi (MASSE)

Ouellet, Nadon et associéEs

National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE)

Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

Teamsters Canada

Unemployment Workers Help Center (Regina)

Union of Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)

UNIFOR