Posts in Category : Important Safety Information

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.

Posted:
Dec 6
2018

In a Flash | Random Drug and Alcohol Testing is a Go at Suncor Worksites in the Oil Sands

Safety matters. Controlling impairment as a potential hazard has evidently continued to be a priority for Suncor even with the energy sector under pressure on multiple fronts. It has been a long road for Suncor to reach an agreement with the Union. One that had many a speedbump and even U-turns at times. See our […]

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Posted:
Dec 6
2018

Complimentary Webinar – You’ve Had a Workplace Accident! Managing the OHS Risk – Coast to Coast

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 12:00pm to 2:00pm, EST Serious and fatal accidents, and even high risk violations of OHS laws, can happen in the “safest” of workplaces, and at any time. Are your human resources, health and safety and frontline management prepared to manage or assist with a response plan, or will the approach […]

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Posted:
Dec 5
2018

What’s New – Ontario Ministry of Labour | November 2018

Ministry launches Collective Bargaining Ontario The ministry has launched a new online resource that provides labour relations data and trends via interactive graphs and charts, searchable databases and reports. Find the average wage increases in a particular sector or the number of strikes and lockouts. Collective Bargaining Ontario helps you find the labour relations data […]

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Posted:
Nov 15
2018

Holiday Party Dos and Don’ts – Sherrard Kuzz LLP, Employment & Labour Lawyers

As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to revisit the law of employer host liability. If your organization is planning to host a workplace holiday party where alcohol or other legal intoxicants may be served or used, you’ll want to protect your guests from harm and your organization from the potential for significant liability for […]

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Posted:
Nov 8
2018

Monthly Ministry of Labour Report – November 2018

Good Morning Directors, COOs & Associates, I’m pleased to provide you with the Ministry of Labour’s monthly report to the Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee.  It was delivered by the Acting provincial Coordinator for the Construction Health and Safety Program, Vince Iacolino.  Vince’s comments on cannabis and other substances and the workplace are […]

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Posted:
Nov 2
2018

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication, October 2018 Issue

Industrial Info IMPACT provides Industrial Information Resources’ (IIR) PEC reports to partner Local Unions and District Councils. PEC reports identify specific project related data. Learn More Two examples: West Point Vaccine Plant Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Bldg 38a Capacity Expansion Dalton Grassroot Solar Photovoltaic Module Manufacturing Plant Dodge Pipeline IMPACT provides complementary Dodge Pipeline access to all partner […]

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Posted:
Oct 25
2018

What’s New – Ontario Ministry of Labour | October 2018

Ontario’s Government for the People cutting red tape in order to help create and protect jobs Ontario is open for business: the government is acting to bring jobs and investment back to our province by lightening the burden on business and making sure that hard work is rewarded. The proposed Making Ontario Open for Business Act would […]

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Posted:
Oct 25
2018

NEWS RELEASE: Government Announces Repeal of Bill 148; Good News for Construction

Toronto, October 23, 2018 – Earlier today, the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, Jim Wilson, the Minister of Labour, Laurie Scott and the Minister of Training Colleges and Universities, Merrilee Fullerton, jointly announced our new government’s intention to introduce legislation to repeal amendments made by the Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act 2017 […]

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