maternity and parental benefits
Have new parents
responded to recent changes to the maternity, parental
and adoption benefits available under the Employment Insurance
program? A look at some statistics compiled from Human
Resources and Development Canada data.
4, no. 3
from extended parental leave
One purpose of
the 2000 amendment to the Employment Insurance program
was to enable working parents to care for a newborn for
a longer time and still allow them secure re-entry into
the labour market. This article examines the labour market
activity of mothers before and after the changes.
stock of equity compensation
Stock options garnered
many headlines during the recent high-tech boom and bust,
but equity compensation is not new. This article describes
several forms of stock purchase plans provided by employers
in Canada and examines participation in them. Some U.S.
statistics are presented as well.
labour and income facts:
Fact sheets, charts,
tables and source contacts.