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K&T Alberta 272 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" No you take a huge pay cut, where ... [snip!] ... paycheck? If it does not equal what you get back, the government is giving you assistance. Do you put $600 a month into EI?"


It really depends on your tax bracket. But if you are in a lower tax bracket, you are likely not paying in what you are getting back.

khigh 1 child; Fort Sill, Oklahoma 8101 posts
30th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting K&T:</b>" It really depends on your tax bracket. But if you are in a lower tax bracket, you are likely not paying in what you are getting back. "</blockquote>



Then that would be assistance.

K&T Alberta 272 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting K&T:</b>" It really depends on your tax bracket. But if you ... [snip!] ... tax bracket, you are likely not paying in what you are getting back. "</blockquote> Then that would be assistance."


Exactly. :)

NopeNotGonnaDOIt 6 kids; Cuba 3000 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" No you take a huge pay cut, where ... [snip!] ... paycheck? If it does not equal what you get back, the government is giving you assistance. Do you put $600 a month into EI?"


You pay into it your whole life though, and maybe only use it a couple of times.



And I would agree, I think most Canadians like our system and aren't complaining.

user banned 3 kids; Ontario 10942 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" No you take a huge pay cut, where ... [snip!] ... paycheck? If it does not equal what you get back, the government is giving you assistance. Do you put $600 a month into EI?"



Its not the government that puts in money, its actually your employer who puts the rest in, so try again.

user banned 3 kids; Ontario 10942 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting K&T:" Exactly. :) "



Have you ever used it? Cause you clearly dont understand how it works. Its your employer who pays the rest not the government.

khigh 1 child; Fort Sill, Oklahoma 8101 posts
30th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" Its not the government that puts in money, its actually your employer who puts the rest in, so try again."</blockquote>




Why is you employer paying for you to NOT work? That doesn't make any sense.

user banned 3 kids; Ontario 10942 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" Its not the government that puts ... [snip!] ... the rest in, so try again."</blockquote> Why is you employer paying for you to NOT work? That doesn't make any sense."



Because thats how its set up, under are labor board acts. It is to ensure that the employee is being taken care of when they are on leave, so they will come back to work when their time is up.
Its just the way it works.

NopeNotGonnaDOIt 6 kids; Cuba 3000 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" Its not the government that puts ... [snip!] ... the rest in, so try again."</blockquote> Why is you employer paying for you to NOT work? That doesn't make any sense."


We just have different workers rights than the US.

khigh 1 child; Fort Sill, Oklahoma 8101 posts
30th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" Because thats how its set up, under are labor board acts. It is to ensure that the employee is being ... [snip!] ... being taken care of when they are on leave, so they will come back to work when their time is up. Its just the way it works."</blockquote>




So, the government mandates it but doesn't want to pay for it...

user banned 3 kids; Ontario 10942 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" Its not the government that puts ... [snip!] ... the rest in, so try again."</blockquote> Why is you employer paying for you to NOT work? That doesn't make any sense."



Wanted to add. Ppl who use EI and employers who offer EI premiums have a higher return to work rate then those who dont.
The small % of employes who need time off but are not covered are more likely to not return.



Also EI leave makes it so your employer can not fire you or lay you off and you can not lose your sinority or get paycuts etc....lose postions etc.....when you return to work.

NopeNotGonnaDOIt 6 kids; Cuba 3000 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting khigh:" <blockquote><b>Quoting crazy coupon lady:</b>" Because thats how its set up, under ... [snip!] ... is up. Its just the way it works."</blockquote> So, the government mandates it but doesn't want to pay for it..."


actually the government works for the people, so the people have demanded it, and so shall it be :)

☆º×ß¡±©µ×º☆ Due September 18; 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Centralia, Washington 44160 posts
status 30th Nov '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Captain Lauren + ?:</b>" How much is your min wage? Ours is 7.50 "</blockquote>




Damn wa min wage is 9.07

user banned 3 kids; Ontario 10942 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting Mama❍Moon:" We just have different workers rights than the US. "



Exactly, and I hate how americans get all huffy over the fact the we have better rights on certain things here. I like it the way it is.



NopeNotGonnaDOIt 6 kids; Cuba 3000 posts
30th Nov '12
Quoting crazy coupon lady:" Wanted to add. Ppl who use EI and employers who offer EI premiums have a higher return to work rate ... [snip!] ... fire you or lay you off and you can not lose your sinority or get paycuts etc....lose postions etc.....when you return to work."


also even if you haven't paid into or do not qualify for EI, your right as a worker will get you parental leave (although unpaid) and your employer must save your job for when you return.