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Agreement in principle for CPP expansion

On June 20, 2016, the federal government Finance Minister reached an agreement in principle with most of the provincial and territorial Finance Ministers to strengthen the Canada Pension Plan for future generations of Canadians.

Q: I was under the impression that an employment contract was just a signed agreement between the parties. Therefore, if there is no written contract than there is no employment contract. Is that true?

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Construction union wage rate index, May 2016

The construction union wage rate index for Canada rose in May compared with the previous months. (PDF)


Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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