Seasonal migrant workers stripped of parental benefits

Ottawa has quietly eliminated the special parental benefits for foreign migrant workers who contribute an estimated $3.4 million annually to Canada’s Employment Insurance system.

Effective Monday, EI’s special parental, maternal and compassionate benefits are only available to those who are authorized to work in Canada year-round.

Seasonal migrant workers stripped of parental benefits – thestar.com

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