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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:
Aug 15
2017

Construction in Ontario Newsletter – August 2017 Edition

The Council of Ontario Construction Associations (COCA) is a federation of construction associations; the largest and most representational group of industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) and heavy civil construction employers in Ontario. Our member organizations represent more than 10,000 construction businesses and more than 400,000 employees. As industry advocate, COCA brings the concerns of our members to the […]

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Posted:
May 24
2017

In A Flash – Sweeping Changes to Workplace Laws Proposed in Ontario

The Ministry of Labour has just released The Changing Workplaces Review Final Report (the “Final Report”). As previously reported,the Changing Workplaces Review was commissioned to comprehensively review some of the core legislation in Ontario affecting workplaces, including the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) and the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”). The 420-page Final Report, released […]

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Posted:
May 18
2017

Regular Monthly Union Dues Increase | Local 793

This notice has also attached notice has also been sent to all employers in contractual relations with I.U.O.E., Local 793. To ensure that all your employer association members are notified and implement the regular monthly union dues increase, we request that your association takes appropriate steps as well to inform your individual employers of this monthly […]

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Posted:
May 12
2017

WSIB Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards

WSIB is excited to introduce a new recognition program called the Small Business Health and Safety Leadership Awards. This is our first award program specifically for small businesses in Ontario! These awards will recognize outstanding achievement in health and safety initiatives in businesses with fewer than 50 employees. The top three winners will receive cash […]

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Posted:
Mar 22
2017

What’s New – March 2017

Having trouble reading the newsletter? View the online version    March 2017 Blitz results: Falls Falls are a leading cause of worker injuries and deaths. From May 16 to July 15, 2016, Ontario targeted hazards that can lead to falls during a safety blitz at workplaces across Ontario. Learn what inspectors found. Read more | Join the […]

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