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Canada and Quebec Pension Plan and Employment Insurance Acts: Quick Reference - 2014 Edition
Canada and Quebec Pension Plan and Employment Insurance Acts: Quick Reference - 2014 Edition
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 978-0-7798-6202-3
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: Annual volumes supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: Approximately 680 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2014-03-28
Publisher: Carswell
Availability: In Stock


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This Quick Reference provides a useful overview and new insight for employers and employees who have to deal with the somewhat unfamiliar terrain of public pensions and employment insurance, especially where those programs directly intersect with employment situations. The Guide details the history and development of the Canada Pension Plan, how it is administered, and specific information about the types of benefits available as well as the manner and timing of benefit payments. In this newly updated edition, the authors have tried to reflect a more developed view about the state of public pension plans in light of rapid changes to the economy and investment strategies. This edition also includes several chapters designed to assist employers, unions, employees and the self-employed in understanding the Employment Insurance Act: Employment Insurance benefits, EI adjudicative process, Record of Employment (ROE), structuring settlements and damages, federal work-sharing program, private pension plans, and the future of Employment Insurance.
About the Author
Jamie Knight, LL.B., is a partner in the Toronto office of Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. The firm has offices in Toronto and London, Ontario and enjoys friendships with many other labour and employment firms and lawyers across Canada. Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP is the Canadian partner in L&E Global, a worldwide affiliation of employers' counsel, with member firms in the United States, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and throughout Europe. Jamie has almost 30 years of experience representing management in all areas of Employment law and Labour Relations in the courts, at arbitration, and before administrative tribunals, including federal and provincial labour boards. Jamie frequently guides employers through the process of responding to union organizing campaigns, and regularly acts as spokesperson at collective bargaining negotiations. He has authored or co-authored over a dozen publications for use by human resource professionals and lawyers on labour relations, health and safety, human rights, and wrongful dismissal.
Carla Nassar, LL.B, is an associate at the Toronto office of Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. Carla received both a Bachelor of Arts in American History and a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Carla has co-authored articles on health policy, workplace mental health and several papers on various issues in labour and employment law.
Paula Pettit, J.D., is an associate with Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP practising in all areas of labour and employment law, including all aspects of labour and employment law in the entertainment industry. Paula graduated in 2010 with a juris doctor from the University of Toronto. Paula also holds an honours degree in Political Science and English from the University of Western Ontario, where she graduated with distinction as a Tamblyn Gold Medalist. Prior to attending law school and articling with the firm, Paula was most recently the National Director of Industrial Relations with the Canadian Media Production Association, which represents the interests of film, television and new media production companies in all regions of Canada. Paula is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, The Advocates' Society and the Toronto Lawyers Association.