Posts written in : February 2017

As part of our mandate to showcase and promote the services of our members, to speak on their behalf whenever required, and keep our partners current with related issues, the following is an active archive of press releases and relevant news articles. If our members have articles they believe would be of benefit to a wider audience, please contact us and we'll include it here.

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Feb 22
2017

February 2017 | eNewsletter for Ontario Teachers

Reminder: It’s Your Job submissions due March 3! Submissions for the It’s Your Job student video contest will be accepted until March 3, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. EST. It’s Your Job challenges Ontario’s secondary school students to create an original video no longer than two minutes in length that can be used in social media to show the importance […]

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Feb 21
2017

In A Flash – $70,000 Fine Demonstrates Importance of OHSA Orders and Workplace Violence and Harassment Requirements

$70,000 Fine Demonstrates Importance of OHSA Orders and Workplace Violence and Harassment Requirements An Ontario employer has been fined $70,000 ($87,500 with the surcharge applied) after being convicted of failing to comply with seven Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) orders issued to bring the company into compliance with workplace violence and harassment requirements.  Under […]

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Posted:
Feb 21
2017

Ironworker Safety Director Training Course

All Signatory Contractor and Ironworker members are invited to participate in the “Ironworker Safety Director Training Course” scheduled for May 3-5, 2017 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre in Toronto, Ontario. This course is available at no charge to members wanting to pursue a safety position with our contractors, and to signatory […]

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Feb 16
2017

Ministry of Labour’s ‘What’s New’ | February 2017

View the full online version here. Ministry launches home renovation and roofing campaigns This month, the ministry will launch two digital advertising campaigns targeting the underground economy in residential renovations and roofing. The campaign will raise homeowner’s awareness of the risks posed by hiring residential renovation and roofing contractors who operate “under the table,” and who potentially […]

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Feb 9
2017

Notice of Preliminary Determinations – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) set Preliminary duties on dumped and subsidized fabricated industrial steel entering Canada

The OEA is pleased to share the news that the CBSA has issued a decision to impose duties concerning certain fabricated industrial steel components originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China), the Republic of Korea (Korea), and the Kingdom of Spain (Spain), and made a preliminary determination of subsidizing concerning fabricated […]

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