Feds tighten benefits of seasonal workers from safe distance of suburban ramparts

With only a few exceptions, the areas hardest hit by the proposed Conservative changes to the treatment of frequent employment insurance users sit squarely in opposition territory.

EI users sit squarely in opposition territory: Human Resources Minister Diane Finley, centre, is responsible for the EI and reforms to be made in the sweeping omnibus budget implementation bill. Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

By Chantal Hébert

PUBLISHED : Friday, June 1, 2012 6:52 PM

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