Posts in Category : Industry News

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 27
2020

CISC Monthly Bulletin | March 2020

Continued Support for CISC Members & Associates During COVID-19. Please Visit Our Website for More Information #WeAreSteel #CISC #CNSBC #SteelCommunityTeam In response to recommendations from the government and public health officials that all Canadians self-isolate to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we have taken steps to ensure continuing professional support to our members. + Visit […]

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Mar 26
2020

Ontario Government is Enabling $1.9 Billion in Relief for Employers

The Ontario Government is enabling $1.9 billion in relief for employers to reduce the financial strain on business brought on by COVID-19. The measure, which will run through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), will see premium payments deferred for six months for all businesses in the province. The complete News Release is below. […]

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Posted:
Mar 26
2020

Stop the Spread Business Information Line Now Open at 1-888-444-3659

News Release Stop the Spread Business Information Line Now Open at 1-888-444-3659 The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province’s recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces following recommendations by Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.On Monday, the province issued an emergency order to close […]

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Mar 19
2020

COVID 19 – Frequently Asked Questions for Employers – Updated to March 18, 2020 |Sherrard Kuzz LLP Employment & Labour Lawyers

Updated: March 18, 2020 As the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the globe, employers need to know their legal rights and obligations as it relates to the Canadian workplace. The following are some of the most pressing Frequently Asked Questions. If you have additional questions, please contact your Sherrard Kuzz LLP lawyer, […]

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Posted:
Mar 18
2020

News Release Premier Ford Announces Job Protection for Workers during the COVID-19 Situation

March 16, 2020 Ontario to Protect Workers who Take Leaves from Work TORONTO — Ontario is acting immediately to protect workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Today, Premier Doug Ford and Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, announced that the government intends to introduce legislation that, if passed, would immediately provide job-protected leave […]

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Posted:
Mar 18
2020

COCA Letter Pandemic Response In the Construction Industry

COCA Letter Pandemic Response In the Construction Industry Dear Ministers: Re: Pandemic Response In the Construction Industry The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (“COCA”) is a federation of 29 construction associations representing approximately 10,000 general and trade contractors that perform work in the industrial, commercial, institutional (ICI) and heavy civil construction sector in all regions […]

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Posted:
Mar 18
2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE on Future Building 2020

Future Building is an annual two-day event designed to introduce young career seekers in grades 7-12, aboriginal youth, youth at risk and adults in career transition to the building and construction industry. This unique career exposition provides over 2,500 attendees with an interactive hands-on experience using a variety of tools and techniques across many of […]

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Posted:
Mar 18
2020

COCA Newsletter – March 2020

Welcome to COCA’s monthly Newsletter. Unless noted otherwise, all articles are written by COCA President, Ian Cunningham. View this newsletter as a web page. ————- Minister of Labour Asks Feds to Double Skilled Immigrant Allocation Ontario’s Minister of Labour Training and Skills Development, Monte McNaughton, has called upon the federal government to allow Ontario to […]

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Posted:
Mar 18
2020

Your weekly Ontario Construction Newsletter 03/16/2020

——- Minister McNaughton asks feds to increase Ontario’s allotment of skilled immigrant workers Ontario Construction News staff writer Ontario needs more skilled workers for the construction industry and other sectors, and one way of getting them is to allow more skilled immigrants onto the province’s building sites and other places of employment, says Monte McNaughton, […]

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