Posts in Category : Management

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Dec 7
2018

Employer Drug and Alcohol Policies

Featured Member Benefit: Got a Benefits Question? Let one of our experts research your question and provide customized information on any employee benefits topic. A free member service! Learn More CANADA Pension/Retirement Pension systems have improved but there’s more to be done WealthProfessional.ca – Dec 03, 2018 Pension systems across the OECD member nations including […]

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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:
Nov 25
2018

Fall Economic Statement Bill Proposes Amendments to the New Construction Act

Good Morning Directors, COOs and Associates, Bill 57 is the legislation that Finance Minister Vic Fidelli introduced with his Fall Economic Statement (FES) last Thursday. Schedule 8 of Bill 57, Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018 if passed will amend the new Construction Act. Here is the explanatory note from the Bill describing the […]

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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:
Oct 11
2018

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication, September 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 8
2018

2019 WSIB Premium Rates

The WSIB announced its 2019 premium rates at its AGM on September 26, 2018.  Here’s the link to the construction rates.  Construction rate groups will see premium rate reductions of between 30 and 48 percent. WSIB President & CEO, Tom Teahen was the guest speaker at COCA’s board of directors meeting and he was delighted […]

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Posted:
Sep 25
2018

You are Invited! A Spotlight on Sexual Harassment: Best Practices for Employers in the Age of #MeToo

Webinar A Spotlight on Sexual Harassment: Best Practices for Employers in the Age of #MeToo Thursday, September 20, 2018 | 12:00pm to 1:30pm, EST Webinar Fee: $95.00 Media headlines are rife with high-profile cases of alleged sexual harassment.  Many employers are left wondering: what should we be doing?  How can we foster a safe and […]

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Posted:
Sep 3
2018

MPP Dunlop’s Office – Red Tape/Skilled Trades Survey

Good Afternoon COCA Directors, COOs and Associates,   Please distribute this survey from MPP Jill Dunlop regarding government Red Tape and the impact of Skilled Labour widely to your network.   Many thanks, ian   Ian Cunningham President   Good Afternoon,   Through close collaboration with the Office of the Minister of Economic Development, Trade […]

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