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Politics: September 2012 Archives

Liberal MP urges government to reverse EI changes

On August 5th, the federal government implemented a key element of its package of controversial reforms to the Employment Insurance program. The "Working While on Claim" project promised to allow EI recipients to keep more of the money they earned while working part-time.

But some people are getting less money than before.

Wayne Easter, the Liberal MP from Malpeque, PEI, submitted six real cases for analysis to the non-partisan Parliamentary Information and Research Service, a service available to all MPs. Susan speaks with Easter about the results of that report.

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