Posts written in : June 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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Jun 18
2019

CISC Advocacy Snapshot | June 2019

CISC ADVOCACY SNAPSHOT The CISC is the voice of the Canadian steel construction industry! We are proud to be the premier organization in creating solutions for the critical issues that challenge the steel construction industry every day. #WeAreSteel U.S. Section 232 Tariffs Lifted Against Canada, U.S. Anti-Dumping Action Continues U.S. Section 232 tariffs against Canada […]

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Jun 18
2019

OCS Insights: Students Discover the Construction Trades at Future Building 2019

Thousands of Students Discover Construction Trades at Future Building 2019 Between May 14 and 16, thousands of students from across Eastern Ontario descended on Ottawa for Future Building 2019. From concrete finishing to virtual reality welding to bricklaying to walking a giant iron beam, Future Building provided youth in grades 7-12 a peek into real-life scenarios and […]

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Jun 18
2019

COCA Newsletter – June 2019

Welcome to COCA’s monthly Newsletter. Unless noted otherwise, all articles written by COCA President, Ian Cunningham. View this newsletter as a web page More on the Publication of Substantial Performance   Regular readers of this COCA monthly newsletter may recall that in our last edition we wrote about the theoretical possibility of the marketplace of […]

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Jun 18
2019

Exciting New Human Resources Tool brought to you by Sherrard Kuzz LLP

The SK Portal – Employment Templates at your Fingertips!  Useful, up-to-date employment law templates when you need them! The SK Portal provides subscribers with immediate and direct access to user-friendly precedents and tools designed to assist your organization. What’s Included?  Current content: Employment Agreements: Start each employment relationship on the right foot with an employment agreement that […]

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Jun 18
2019

Your Ontario Construction News Daily Update – June 4

Ontario’s first tall wood, low-carbon institutional building to be erected in Toronto receives federal funds By Kristen Frisa Ontario Construction News staff writer George Brown’s Waterfront Campus is about to get greener, at least in the environmental sense, as Canada expands its Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) program to build a 10-storey wood building there. […]

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Jun 13
2019

our weekly Ontario Construction News – June 3, 2019

12,000 plumbers and pipefitters join sheet-metal workers in province-wide strike Ontario Construction News staff writer Almost a month after Ontario’s unionized sheet metal construction workers walked off the job in a dispute relating to hours of work and union hiring hall powers, about 12,000 plumbers and pipefitters laid down their tools and took up picket […]

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Jun 13
2019

Bulletin – Just Not Credible: Challenging Claims About Closed Tendering in Ontario

  Ontario Construction Secretariat Challenges Claims About Closed Tendering in Ontario The Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) is addressing misinformation head-on in its report Just Not Credible: Challenging Claims About Closed Tendering in Ontario. The document challenges the assumptions and implausible claims by Cardus, a faith-based research organization, that provisions in the Labour Relations Act are increasing the […]

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Jun 13
2019

ICI Collective Bargaining Bulletin – June 12, 2019

June 12, 2019 The OCS is committed to providing information to our labour and management stakeholders to ensure all parties are aware of current bargaining progress and settlements as they occur. This is the 6th edition of our ICI Collective Bargaining Bulletin based on information received by the OCS as of the end of day June 11, 2019. Currently, 16 agreements have […]

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