Comparing the Employment Insurance Act in Canada to the OECD Policies

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Essay #: 052949
Total text length is 9,309 characters (approximately 6.4 pages).

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Comparing the employment insurance act in Canada to the OECD policies: How Canada is falling short
From the start, it is clear that the OECD believes Canada is doing a poor job at throttling persistent underemployment and unemployment; specifically, the OECD feels that, in opposition to its own policies, Canada is simply not “encouraging” people to leave EI by tightening requirements and eligibility sufficiently. With that in mind, the paper looks at how the Canadian government is pursuing imprecise training policies – specifically ones that compel people to receive training if they wish to receive unemployment insurance – that conveniently overlook the fact that most jobs being created in the economy are low-paying service sector jobs...
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