Posts written in : August 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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Aug 30
2017

Canada BIM Council Presents CanBIMM Toronto 2017

COCA is pleased to partner with the Canada BIM Council and make a special offer available to your members to attend CanBIM Toronto 2017, September 27-29 at the Beanfield Centre (formerly the Allstream Centre) at Exhibition Place in Toronto. Investments in technologies such as BIM will improve productivity. Toronto_Agenda_2017 All members of the OEA have access to […]

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Posted:
Aug 28
2017

IHSA 2-Minute News August 2017

August 2017 Having trouble viewing this? Click here for the web version. 2-Minute News IHSA Safety Talk: Tarping loads on a flatbed trailer Product spotlight: Wait for the Wave poster (P051) The latest issue of IHSA.ca Magazine is now available IHSA announces new Suspended Work Platform System Installers course IHSA trains first NCSOs IHSA announces Annual General Meeting IHSA Safety Talk: […]

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Aug 28
2017

In A Flash – First Round of Amendments to Bill 148 Does Not Address Many Employer Concerns

Issued August 25, 2017 First Round of Amendments to Bill 148 Does Not Address Many Employer Concerns Ontario’s Bill 148, known colloquially as the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, passed the first reading on June 1, 2017.The proposed Bill contains extensive amendments to both the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”), as part of […]

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Posted:
Aug 15
2017

Construction in Ontario Newsletter – August 2017 Edition

The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) is a federation of construction associations; the largest and most representational group of industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) and heavy civil construction employers in Ontario. Our member organizations represent more than 10,000 construction businesses and more than 400,000 employees. As industry advocate, COCA brings the concerns of our members to the […]

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Posted:
Aug 15
2017

You are Invited! WSIB Rate Framework Session

WSIB Rate Framework – Webinar Complimentary Session  Thursday September 14, 2017 |  8.00 am – 9.30 am EST    Emily Russell Workers’ Compensation Specialist         Laura Russell Partner In November 2016, the Board of Directors of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) approved the proposed Rate Framework Reform.  In preparation for the targeted […]

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Aug 14
2017

Canada: Big Changes Are Coming For Ontario Workplaces!

Meghan Cowan and Michael F. Horvat August 3, 2017 Thursday On May 30, 2017, the Ontario government announced its intention to introduce new workplace legislation, The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, which would significantly amend Ontario’s existing Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995. The proposed legislation is part of the government’s […]

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