Posts written in : April 2017

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Apr 19
2017

REMINDER: PTSD Prevention Plan Information Deadline is April 23, 2017

Content developed and posted originally by Mathews Dinsdale Lawyer. Employers of first responders and other workers covered by the new PTSD presumption under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 must submit information about their plans to prevent workplace Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) to the Minister of Labour on or before April 23, 2017. Employers […]

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Apr 6
2017

Consortium Behind Champlain Bridge Replacement Sues Canadian Govt for $124M

This story was not reported, edited or fact-checked by OEA editors Canadian Press DataFile – Original post available here. MONTREAL — The consortium behind the construction of the new replacement for the aging Champlain Bridge has filed a $124 million lawsuit against the federal government and warns the new span might be delayed. Signature on the […]

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Apr 4
2017

“Working at Heights” Training Deadline Extended

Patrick Ganley and Jeffrey Stewart April 3, 2017 Brief Background Ontario’s Working at Heights training requirements came into force on April 1, 2015, requiring every employer to ensure any worker on a construction project successfully complete a Working at Heights training program approved by the Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) and delivered by a CPO-approved training […]

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