(Saint John)-The federal government has begun visiting employment insurance recipients at home.
Federal employees have been making the unannounced visits since January, and have been hand-delivering requests for people to appear at the regular EI interview.
Saint John MP Rodney Weston says he was caught by surprise when he heard about the story.
” There are practices that are employed by officials to follow up and determine if people are actually seeking out work but i am not sure were this came from it caught me by surprise to be very frank when i heard it in the media”
NDP MP Yvon Godin, warned the government to stop the house calls which he described as “intimidation.”