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Groups allege problems and potential legal implications with EI appeals process

Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 9:49 AM | By Terry Davidson

More than two dozen groups are calling on Canada to “restore fairness” to the Employment Insurance (EI) appeals process and rid it of what they see as flaws — some of which may be violating applicants’ rights to a fair and timely process.

Jackie Esmonde, Income Security Advocacy CentreThe Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC) is spearheading the push, along with 33 other groups including unions, legal clinics, workers' help centres and labour groups. They are demanding the federal government amend the EI appeals process by eradicating...