Update: Employment Insurance Bill Tabled

Update: Employment Insurance Bill Tabled

Update: This article was written on 2 August 2017. On 5 August 2017, the Government announced that the Employment Insurance System Bill 2017 would be put on hold to “to allow for more engagements with the stakeholders” The Employment Insurance System Bill...

Employment Insurance Scheme – Good news?

It has been reported in the Star today that workers in the private sector who have been laid off will be provided financial assistance under the new Employment Insurance Scheme (“EIS“) that will be introduced in 2015.  While this is technically good news...