Posts written in : June 2017

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Jun 22
2017

2017 IMPACT Courses

Instructor-Led Ironworker Contractor University Courses Below is a list of instructor-led, live Ironworker Contractor University courses offered by IMPACT. Visit our website at www.impact-net.org/programs/impact-construction-college/contractor-courses to learn more about these courses, or contact Dr. Cindy Menches at cmenches@impact-net.org or 800-545-4921. BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS ACADEMY PROGRAM CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTING BUSINESS FUNDAMENTALS ACADEMY TRACK 1: ESTABLISH YOUR BUSINESS: This five-day […]

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Jun 22
2017

Ontario construction bill seen as ‘critical’ for industry

The Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Jun. 18, 2017 4:40PM EDT (Read entire article here) The Ontario construction industry is bracing for considerable change following the introduction of legislation intended to ensure contractors and tradespeople are paid in a timely manner. A wide-ranging update to the Construction Lien Act, the first since 1983, moved through first reading […]

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Jun 15
2017

What’s New – June 2017

  Having trouble reading the newsletter? View the online version.    June 2017 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 Ontario has introduced legislation to create more opportunity and security for workers through its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs, including hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are paid the same hourly wage as […]

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Jun 14
2017

Canada: Unions Do Not Have A General Right To Notice Of Accommodation Requests

Mondaq Business Briefing June 7, 2017 Wednesday Natalie Cuthill and Maneesha Dakha Telus Communications Inc. v Telecommunications Workers’ Union 1 is an appeal of a British Columbia Supreme Court order quashing the decision of an arbitrator that upheld the Union’s grievance that it had the right to receive notice from the employer of all requests […]

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