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New maternity and parental benefits
Dominique Pérusse

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.

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March 2003 Vol. 4, no. 3

Benefiting from extended parental leave
Katherine Marshall

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.

Taking stock of equity compensation
Jacqueline Luffman

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.

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