1 in 3 Canadian mothers do not receive any EI maternity/parental benefits.

1 in 3 Canadian mothers do not receive any EI maternity/parental benefits. In 2011, 68% of mothers with children 12 months and under received these benefits. 76.6% had insurable employment and 88% of those got benefits. See the Statistics Canada…

The mother of all paradoxes: November 2009 Article in Prospect Magazine (UK) (broken link)

"The mother of all paradoxes. Stronger maternity rights can help mothers, but they will hurt employers and women in general." London School of Economics Senior Research Fellow, Dr Catherine Hakim, argues against expanded maternity/parental leave (EI) saying it does not…

Employment Insurance—Parental & Maternity Leave: Does extended maternity/parental leave help families? (broken link)

Recently, some in the daycare lobby have suggested expanding parental and maternity leave Employment Insurance, increasing the benefits paid and having father-only leave. See Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) report "15 by 15: A Comprehensive Policy for Early Human Capital…