March, April & May 2020
Neil Cohen and Labour Studies student Fareedah Sulaiman-Olokodana spoke at University of Manitoba Labour Studies meet-and-greet.
CUHC Advocate Doug Simpson guested on CJOB to take callers questions regarding the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and Employment Insurance.
Doug Simpson also provided a webinar on CERB to MFL...
Employment Insurance program - temporary changes have been made.
If you are not eligible for EI, you may be eligible for the new recovery benefits - Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB), or Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB).
Click here for details of the new benefits and the...
CUHC has partnered with SEED Winnipeg and Community Financial Counselling Services on the pilot project - Community Financial Help Line.
The Community Financial Help Line can help answer your questions about: COVID-19 financial supports (CERB, CESB,etc); tax filing; benefits and credits (CCB, DTC,etc); income supports (EIA, EI, OAS, GIS,...
The federal government announced it will waive the one-week waiting period for employment insurance to assist workers and businesses affected by the novel coronavirus, and exploring additional measures to support other affected Canadians, including income support for those who are not eligible for EI sickness benefits.
GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Employment Insurance Commission (CEIC) today announced that the 2020 Employment Insurance (EI) premium rate will be $1.58 per $100 of insurable earnings – a decrease of 4 cents for employees compared to the 2019 rate, and a decrease of 6...
The SST is offering another way to resolve cases at the Appeal Division: Alternative Resolution. This involves a conversation where parties look for ways to resolve their appeal informally over the phone, with the help of an Appeal Division member.
Read the article here.
Spark (a service of Canadian CED Network) matches organizations working on critical issues in our city with people wanting to donate their professional skills for social good.
CUHC was matched with Stephen Pitre, principal consultant at P.O.E.M. Consulting Services. Stephen assisted us by reviewing our IT and data collection systems...
Special to The Globe and Mail
24 hours ago October 26, 2017
Andrew Jackson is adjunct research professor in the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University, and senior policy adviser to the Broadbent Institute.
Employment Insurance flies beneath the political radar much of the time, but remains an important...
CUHC executive director Neil Cohen attended an EI roundtable discussion in Toronto October 20, 2017. Over thirty representatives from business, labour, post secondary institutions, community organizations and social policy think tanks attended the meeting to discuss EI reform. The event was organized by the Atkinson Foundation, Mowat Centre, and...
MANITOBA COMMITS TO SIGNIFICANT FAMILY LAW REFORM WITH A FOCUS ON WELLNESS FOR FAMILIES
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Advisory Committee Chaired by Allan Fineblit, Expert in Dispute Resolution and Former Long-time CEO of Law Society of Manitoba: Minister
The Manitoba government is committing to reform the current family law system in Manitoba in...
CUHC executive director Neil Cohen will participate on a panel to discuss two EI Charter Challenges Community Unemployed Help Centre brought to PILC.
Join us for an evening of building relationships, affirming rights and protecting the environment.