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.

Posted:
Feb 12
2018

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report

01/30/2018 This week’s Ontario Construction Report. See the latest issue here. CCA mobilizes opposition to Chinese state-owned business takeover of Aecon Group The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has joined several competing construction businesses in opposing the Canadian government’s approval of the purchase of Aecon Group Inc. by Chinese-government owned CCCC International Holdings Ltd. In a late January news release, […]

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Posted:
Feb 12
2018

IN A FLASH – Random Drug and Alcohol Testing: A High Bar in British Columbia

A British Columbia arbitrator has struck down a mining company’s mandatory random drug and alcohol testing program, ruling that it is an unreasonable exercise of management rights given the necessity to balance the safety and privacy interests of the parties. Following the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Irving Pulp & Paper, Arbitrator John Kinzie ruled […]

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Posted:
Feb 6
2018

You are Invited! Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp (Level 1)

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 9:00am to 4:00pm, EST – Toronto, ON In-Person Seminar Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp (Level 1) The world of workers’ compensation can be complex and frustrating for those responsible for managing WSIB claims. Our Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp Level I will assist Claims Management Personnel, Human Resources Personnel, Managers and Supervisors to understand the […]

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Posted:
Feb 6
2018

In a Flash

3.5 Year Jail Sentence for Supervisor Involved in Fatal Christmas Eve Swing Stage Accident Upheld on Appeal On January 30, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision on the appeal against the convictions and sentence of the project manager involved in a fatal swing stage accident on Christmas Eve, 2009. Vadim Kazenelson, was the second individual […]

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Posted:
Feb 6
2018

Ontario Construction Report eNewsletter 01/30/2018

From the Construction News and Report Group of Companies CCA mobilizes opposition to Chinese state-owned business takeover of Aecon GroupThe Canadian Construction Association (CCA) has joined several competing construction businesses in opposing the Canadian government’s approval of the purchase of Aecon Group Inc. by Chinese-government owned CCCC International Holdings Ltd. In a late January news […]

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Posted:
Jan 30
2018

Your Winter 2018 Edition edition of the Labour-Management Network e-News

Welcome to your Winter 2018 issue of the Labour-Management Network newsletter Network e-News Winter 2018 Issue  About the L-M Network | L-M Member Sign-In  | IHSA.ca  Institute for Work and Health, IHSA and Ontario Ministry of Labour host Dr. Linda Goldenhar How can you improve health and safety culture? On November 2, 2017, the Institute for Work and Health, IHSA and […]

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Posted:
Jan 26
2018

Employment Standards Presentation Calendar

As part of the Ministry of Labour’s ongoing commitment to educate employees and employers on their rights and obligations, the ministry has partnered with organizations across Ontario to provide seminars on the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), with a special focus on recent changes to labour laws under the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148). Click here to view the […]

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Posted:
Jan 23
2018

Registration is Now Open for the 18th Annual State of the Industry and Outlook Conference

  REGISTER NOW The Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) welcomes stakeholders in Ontario’s unionized construction industry to register for the 18th Annual State of the Industry and Outlook Conference. The conference will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto, Ontario on Thursday March 8, 2018. This is a must attend event for construction industry professionals who […]

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Posted:
Jan 23
2018

2-Minute News

2-Minute News · IHSA Safety Talk: Cold Stress · Revised Mobile Crane Manual now available  · 2018 IHSA COR™ Open House and OGCA Leadership Conference · MOL looking for input on health and safety in Ontario · IHSA to offer Working at Heights Refresher IHSA Safety Talk: Cold Stress When you’re cold, blood vessels in your skin, arms, and […]

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