Posts written in : March 2019

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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Mar 19
2019

Rate framework newsletter

Good Afternoon Directors, COOs & Associates, The WSIB’s latest edition of their Rate Framework Newsletter appears below.  The Rate Framework will be launched on January 1, 2020.  It includes: a new employer classification system based on the widely used North American Industry Classification System (replacing the current classes and 13 construction rate groups which were […]

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Mar 19
2019

You are Invited! Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp (Level 1 & 2)

In-Person Seminar Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp (Level 1 & 2) Workers’ Compenstion Bootcamp Level 1 Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, EST – Toronto, ON The world of workers’ compensation can be complex and frustrating for those responsible for managing WSIB claims. Our Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp Level I will assist Claims Management […]

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Mar 19
2019

CISC Weekly Bulletin | March 15, 2019

CISC Design Modules – Module 2 The second module in CISC’s Design Modules lineup, “Eccentrically Loaded Weld Groups” is now available. Purchase Now! 2019 Canadian Steel Conference Call for Abstracts The CISC is soliciting submissions to be considered for technical presentations. + Read more Sponsorship opportunities available soon! This year we have a number of […]

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Mar 19
2019

Employers’ Advisor March 2019

Articles: Ontario Court of Appeal Delivers Harsh Rebuke of Uber’s Arbitration Clause Workplace Monitoring: Key Principles and Best Practices for Employers Tough Pill for Employers to Swallow: Arbitrator Reinstates Nurse Who Stole Narcotics and Falsified Medical Records Read full article online here. OR Download the PDF

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Mar 19
2019

Briefing Note: WSIB Introduces New Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes

On March 1, 2019 the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board implemented its new Operational Policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes, setting strict guidelines for the use of medical cannabis as treatment for work-related illness or injury. The Policy is welcomed news to those in the employer community concerned that the legalization of cannabis might result in […]

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Mar 19
2019

COCA Newsletter – March 2019

Ontario Superior Court Decision Favours Contractors Royal Bank of Canada v. A-1 Asphalt Maintenance Ltd. is the latest in a string of court cases to consider the interaction of the federal Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and provincial statutes such as Ontario’s Construction Act. This recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal should be of […]

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Mar 19
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | March 11, 2019

This week’s Ontario Construction News – March 11, 2019 See the latest magazine issue here. Most Ontario contractors see promising year ahead with significant infrastructure opportunities The great majority of Ontario contractors expect business will improve or at least remain the same this year compared to 2018, with only 17 per cent expecting a decline […]

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Mar 19
2019

Discover the CISC Advantage

The CISC is the Canadian steel industry’s leading source for advanced steel education programs. We offer a comprehensive portfolio, including self-paced and live online courses for students, practicing engineers and architects, steel professionals, as well as other industry stakeholders. Advance your career Learn the most up-to-date skills in the steel industry and apply it in […]

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Mar 19
2019

Policy updates/clarifications

Policy Agenda 2019 The annual Policy Agenda outlines the WSIB’s policy priorities for the coming year. The main purpose of the Policy Agenda is to identify and provide to stakeholders advance notice of anticipated substantive policy items that may involve consultation. As part of the WSIB’s commitment to open communication and service excellence, the Policy […]

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