SOCI 304 - October 24th +October 26th.docx - October 24th 2017 After Midterm Health Related Risks Workmens compensation(Ontario 14 o Specifically work

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October 24 th , 2017 After Midterm Health- Related Risks Workmen’s compensation (Ontario ’14) o Specifically work related Only in capitalism can you say ‘I don’t have work for you bye’ Need compensation for job loss Worker compensation supported by employers from court cases In cases where employees were hurt or ill then they would pay before the court Has to be a health issue arising from the work – which diseases are tribal to the work Sickness Benefits (UI Act ’71) o Compensation from pay loss from sickness that is not tribal to working conditions o ‘replacement ratio’ – will go into that later Disability Benefits (CPP/QPP) o Compensation for people that cant work or cant work fully – by the Canadian system o Part of larger programs o Different levels o Disability not do to conditions at work Unemployment Insurance Several Dimensions (hard to compare them internationally) o Eligibility rules Have to have work 400- 700 hours in the year before claim and 490 hours before that year – Canadian eligibility Need to prove that one is effectively part of the labour force Lost job not because it is your fault These rules differ where you live in Canada – regions Thought to be more or less coherent labour markets Main point: rules very complicated Different levels of coverage within Canada Proportion of people that don’t have a job but are looking have dropped from 65 – 40% and about half of that is not covered b/c they don’t meet criteria In most places need to prove that you’re looking for a job – different in
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