Posts written in : November 2016

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Nov 24
2016

PPO – A Thank You Letter

Dear OEA Members, As your constituent and a member of Prompt Payment Ontario (PPO), I am posting to encourage you to thank the Government for undertaking the Construction Lien Act (CLA) Review and announcing the subsequent introduction of legislation in spring 2017. This legislation will help trade contractors and suppliers like you, to run businesses with more […]

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Nov 24
2016

In A Flash – Reminder: New AODA Accessibility Requirements for Small Employers Take Effect January 1, 2017

Article released November 23, 2016 Reminder: New AODA Accessibility Requirements for Small Employer Take Effect January 1, 2017 As of January 1, 2017, Ontario businesses and not-for-profit organizations with fewer than 50 employees (broadly defined) must comply with new accessibility requirements under the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”).  In this article we […]

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Posted:
Nov 22
2016

EYE on ICI – November 2016 – News

Your source for ICI Construction-Related News in Ontario. NEW THINKING TO FUND INFRASTRUCTURE        At the outset, the federal Liberal government included some positives in its Fall Economic Update presented in the House of Commons earlier this month.  There was the establishment of a Canada Infrastructure Bank, the Government committed to adopting a global skills strategy […]

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Nov 16
2016

What’s New | November 2016 | Issue #78

More than 36,000 Ontarians get the latest Ministry of Labour news delivered straight to their inbox. Find out why. Subscribe now Regional Inspection Blitzes The ministry regularly conducts regional inspection blitzes on health and safety hazards, and on compliance with core employment standards. Several of these blitzes are underway while others will take place over the next […]

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