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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Apr 2
2019

Employment & Labour Law Update – Management Counsel Newsletter – April 2019

We hope you enjoy our April 2019 edition of Management Counsel (attached). Our newsletter is published several times a year to highlight important issues in Canadian employment and labour law. In this edition, we address two topics: Threshold for Severance Pay Limited to Ontario Payroll – so says Ontario Labour Relations Board As many employers […]

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Apr 2
2019

Canada: New WSIB Policy Allows Entitlement For Medical Cannabis

Publish Date: Mar 28, 2019 07:00 Length: 995 words Bottom Line Effective March 1, 2019, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has instituted a new policy governing benefit entitlement for medical cannabis. The Policy Operational Policy Manual Document No. 17-01-10, “Cannabis for Medical Purposes” (the Policy), applies to purchases of medical cannabis or vaporizers […]

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Apr 2
2019

The Iron Messenger: An IMPACT Publication, March 2019 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: Morrison Truck Tire Manufacturing Plant Expansion Bellefontaine Grassroot 93.15MW Buckeye Wind Projet Dodge Pipeline IMPACT provides complementary Dodge Pipeline access to all partner contractors and local unions. Learn more […]

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Apr 2
2019

COCA March 2019 Government Relations Report

Please find attached COCA’s March 2019 Government Relations Report. In the March issue: Bill 66 Continues Through Legislative Process New Internship Program Announced for Northern Ontario Construction Day at Queens Park MPP Consults on Inspections Play a Role in Falls Awareness Week May 6th – 10th Federal & Ontario Governments Announce New Rental Housing Projects […]

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Apr 2
2019

Briefing Note: No Tort of Harassment in Ontario – so says Court of Appeal

March 25, 2019 Dear Clients and Friends,   Stories of workplace harassment continue to receive front page news coverage in Canada, the United States, and abroad. A December 2018 Statistics Canada study titled, “Harassment in Canadian workplaces,” found that, in 2016, 15.9% of employees reported having experienced, “verbal abuse, humiliating behaviour, threats, physical violence, and unwanted […]

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Mar 19
2019

Rate framework newsletter

Good Afternoon Directors, COOs & Associates, The WSIB’s latest edition of their Rate Framework Newsletter appears below.  The Rate Framework will be launched on January 1, 2020.  It includes: a new employer classification system based on the widely used North American Industry Classification System (replacing the current classes and 13 construction rate groups which were […]

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Posted:
Mar 19
2019

You are Invited! Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp (Level 1 & 2)

In-Person Seminar Workers’ Compensation Bootcamp (Level 1 & 2) Workers’ Compenstion Bootcamp Level 1 Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, EST – Toronto, ON 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 […]

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Posted:
Mar 19
2019

CISC Weekly Bulletin | March 15, 2019

CISC Design Modules – Module 2 The second module in CISC’s Design Modules lineup, “Eccentrically Loaded Weld Groups” is now available. Purchase Now! 2019 Canadian Steel Conference Call for Abstracts The CISC is soliciting submissions to be considered for technical presentations. + Read more Sponsorship opportunities available soon! This year we have a number of […]

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Mar 19
2019

Employers’ Advisor March 2019

Articles: Ontario Court of Appeal Delivers Harsh Rebuke of Uber’s Arbitration Clause Workplace Monitoring: Key Principles and Best Practices for Employers Tough Pill for Employers to Swallow: Arbitrator Reinstates Nurse Who Stole Narcotics and Falsified Medical Records Read full article online here. OR Download the PDF

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