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LABR 1260: WORKING FOR A LIVING FEBRUARY 24, 2020 Social Insurance and Pensions
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Notice © 2020 Christopher Rigaux, all rights reserved. Students of LABR1260 are granted a limited license to copy and retain this document for study purposes. It may not be redistributed. Produced with union labour. LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 2
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Today’s 3 Questions5Why did governments create these major social programs?Are our social insurance programs adequately helping Canadian workers?How do these programs alter the balance of power in the workplace?
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What is Social Insurance? LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 6
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What is Social Insurance?
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What is Social Insurance? Workers’ Compensation: Provincial program In MB: Workers’ Compensation Board, a ‘statutory corporation’ Funded by employer levies LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 8
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What is Social Insurance? Employment Insurance: Federal program Part of Employment and Social Development Canada department Funded by employer and employee levies LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 9
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What is Social Insurance?
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Why Social Insurance?Why is SI important? Why not rely on private insurance? LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 11
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Why Social Insurance?
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EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 13
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What is EI? LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 14
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Employment Insurance LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 15
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What is EI? LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 16
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EI: Where did it come from? The economy was weak after WWI, including high unemployment rates 1919: Increasing workplace conflict in Canada led to Mathers Commission ( Commission to Inquire into and Report upon Industrial Relations in Canada ) LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 18
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EI: Where did it come from? One recommendation: a national insurance scheme for unemployment yet no action for over a decade Economy improved into the 1920s, but Great Depression led to skyrocketing unemployment LABR 1260 - Social Insurance 19
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