Posts Tagged "Employment Insurance"

MP Ted Hsu calls on federal government to protect Kingston jobs

Ted Hsu

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release MP Ted Hsu calls on federal government to protect Kingston jobs December 9, 2014 OTTAWA – Liberal MP Ted Hsu called on the Conservative government to maintain Kingston’s Employment Insurance (EI) processing site in light…

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Government refuses to answer questions about closing the EI processing office

Ted Hsu

This fall, I used a written Order Paper Question to ask the government for information about the decision to cut jobs at the Kingston Employment Insurance processing office while they were being increased at North Bay. That office provides an important service for Canadians who…

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Conservatives agree to freeze EI premiums

Ted Hsu

Today, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is announcing a three year freeze on increases in Employment Insurance premiums for both employers and employees. These premiums have been increasing yearly and I and the Liberal Party have been calling for just what…

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Risks to service for Canadians who need Employment Insurance – has the Minister thought it through?

Ted Hsu

UPDATE: I’ve been told by Service Canada that, in Kingston and the Islands, two people’s jobs (supporting the Employment Insurance Board of Referees which are being eliminated in favour of a much smaller tribunal) are being eliminated. Another person working…

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