Posts written in : October 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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Oct 30
2017

Bill 148: “The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act” Navigating Through The Changes

Complimentary Webinar Tuesday, November 21, 2017 |  8.30 am – 10.30 pm EST This Webinar will examine the Liberal Government’s dramatic overall to the Province’s labour and employment legislation, including the following proposed changes, which are expected to have a significant impact to the way that employers manage their employees.  Most of the expected changes will come […]

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Oct 30
2017

Construction in Ontario Newsletter – October 2017 Edition

Click here to read the entire newsletter online 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 […]

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Oct 30
2017

Employment & Labour Law Update – Management Counsel Newsletter – October 2017

Download and enjoy our October 2017 edition of Management Counsel (Employment & Labour Law Update – October 2017 – Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers) The Newsletter is published several times a year to highlight important issues in Canadian employment and labour law. This month we address two topics: Tell me what you really think!  An honest reference, even if negative, […]

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Oct 23
2017

Bill 142 Hearings

The Legislature’s  Standing Committee for the Legislative Assembly will be holding hearings on Bill 142 on Wednesdays October 25, November 1 & 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Selected deputants have a maximum of 10 minutes to make their presentations and 5 minutes to respond to questions from Committee members.  COCA has been allocated a time slot at 1:15 – […]

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Oct 12
2017

AODA Toolbox – October 2017

Read the original post here It’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month – Is your workplace accessible? October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This makes it a good time to review your employment practices to make sure they are accessible.  Here are some questions you’ll have to answer on your compliance report: Does your organization prepare individualized workplace […]

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Posted:
Oct 12
2017

Succession Planning will be offered in Toronto, October 24 – 25

Program Focus   Succession Planning for the Ironworking Industry has been developed for the Future Leaders of Ironworker Contractors and Fabricators to target the major transition options available, including management succession and transferring ownership to the next generation. Oct. 24 – Oct. 25, 2017  8 am – 4:30 pm (Canada/Eastern) Register Now Hampton Inn & Suites Toronto Airport  […]

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Posted:
Oct 12
2017

PPO reception at Queen’s Park

Invitations have been sent out to attend the PPO reception at Queen’s Park (October 24th 5 pm to 7 pm) and we need to have at least 20 people (more would be better).  Please attend and show your support.  RSVP by by Monday October 16th The following speakers are lined up: Monte McNaughton, chair of the committee hearing […]

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