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.
Jamie Knight, LL.B., is a partner in the Hamilton and Toronto offices of Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. The firm is the Canadian partner in L&E Global, a worldwide affiliation of employers' counsel, with member firms from throughout Europe, the United States, Mexico, South America, Asia, and as far away as Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Knight has over 30 years of experience representing management in all areas of Employment and Labour law. He is Chair of the Canadian Association of Counsel to Employers ("CACE"). He has also authored or co-authored some 20 publications for use by human resource professionals and lawyers on labour relations, health and safety, human rights, and wrongful dismissal.
Carla V. Black, LL.B., is a partner in the Toronto office of Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP. Carla attended Dalhousie University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History in 2003, and a Bachelor of Laws in 2008. Carla worked with the firm as an articling student before joining the firm as an associate upon being called to the Bar in 2009. Carla has authored or co-authored numerous publications and papers on various topics in labour and employment law, and was a Contributing Editor of the Canadian Labour Relations Board Reports from 2010 to 2012. While in law school, Carla published several academic articles on health policy, and prepared a report on workplace mental health for the Mental Health Commission of Canada. Carla has lectured on employment law at universities and at various human resources conferences in Ontario. She is the current Vice-Chair of the Ontario Bar Association Labour and Employment Executive.p>