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Liberals accused of backing away from EI break after pledge disappears from mandate letter

A campaign promise to provide employers with a 12-month break on EI premiums for young hires has been removed from the revised mandate letter for the labour minister.

Questions are circulating about whether the Liberals, as they promised in the 2015 election campaign, will give employers a 12-month freeze on EI premiums for young hires after the pledge failed to appear in the revised mandate letter for new Minister of Employment, Workforce, and Labour Patty Hajdu, pictured. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 12:00 AM

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