Posts written in : March 2015

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Mar 30
2015

Don’t Fall! New Training Requirements for Workers Working at Heights

Brought to you by : Carissa Tanzola & Iouri Vorobiev –  Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Employment & Labour Lawyers March 2015 In an attempt to elevate the profile and importance of preventing falls from heights in the workplace, the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Training Regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act has been amended to […]

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Mar 25
2015

WHAT’S NEW | March 2015 | Issue #58

Brought to you by the Ontario Ministry of Labour(For current or past issues of ‘Whats new’ visit the Ministry of Labour’s website here.) Ontario Increasing Minimum Wage Ontario is raising the general minimum wage from $11 to $11.25 per hour, effective October 1, 2015. Minimum wage rates for jobs in special categories (liquor servers, homeworkers, students,etc.) are […]

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Mar 25
2015

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction is Proud to Present SteelDay 2015

SteelDay 2015 takes place September 18! The day will be an interactive and networking event for members of the design, construction and structural steel industry. Across the nation – steel fabricators, mills, service centres, galvanizers, HSS producers, bender-rollers and others will open their facilities, job sites, and offices. Architects, engineers, contractors, developers, students, educators and […]

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Mar 12
2015

An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment – March 2015

Briefing Note supplied by SHERRARD KUZZ LLP It’s Never Okay – An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment – March 2015 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers In June 2010, the Occupational Health and Safety Act was amended to include employer responsibilities relating to workplace violence and harassment. Every employer was required […]

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Posted:
Mar 12
2015

Trades Today – Spring Edition 2015 is now available

Inside this season’s issue: Hire with confidence The College talks consumer protection with Peter Silverman – best known for Silverman Helps, one of the longest running consumer advocacy shows in Canada. Turn to pg. #4 to read more. Benefits of membership for voluntary tradespeople A growing number of trades professionals in Ontario’s 134 voluntary trades are joining the College. […]

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Mar 6
2015

Eye on ICI OCS Newsletter – March 2015

We hope you enjoy the March 2015 issue of the Eye on ICI OCS Newsletter For a printable version  CLICK HERE INSIDE THIS ISSUE: THE ECONOMY AND CONSTRUCTION: A REVIEW AND OUTLOOK REGIONAL BUILDING PERMITS UPDATE PUBLIC AFFAIRS UPDATE: SPRING 2015 UPCOMING EVENTS For more details, contact Rishi Sondhi at rishis@iciconstruction.com or visit us online: www.iciconstruction.com Plus, here are the […]

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