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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Jan 28
2019

MOL Releases Data Analysis on Falls & Fatalities From Heights

Falls from heights continue to be a major cause of injury and death in Ontario workplaces. What are the root causes of falls from heights? To answer this question, the ministry analyzed the prosecution files which are prepared by ministry inspectors about fatal injuries, a data source which has not been explored before. For more […]

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Jan 21
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | January 21, 2019

This week’s Ontario Construction News – January 21, 2019 See the latest magazine issue here. DCDLS taking part in mediation for $4 billion Ottawa Lebreton Flats development The second-place bidder for the original $4 billion Ottawa LeBreton Flats development initiative has been invited to the table as mediation talks between original finalist’s warring partners get […]

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Jan 21
2019

Here’s Why Doug Ford’s Changes to Ontario’s Apprenticeship Rules Could Mean More Workplace Injuries

January 13, 2019 Ontario is moving towards the same model as BC where injuries in skilled trades are four times higher than the national average Will Doug Ford’s new apprenticeship rules lead to more workplace injuries? Ontario’s business lobby, including the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, various builders’ associations, anti-union construction groups and others, have pushed for years to gut regulations […]

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Posted:
Jan 15
2019

Your Winter 2019 edition of the Labour-Management Network e-News

Welcome to the 2019 Winter Edition of Network e-News In an effort to emphasize the important and outstanding work undertaken by the volunteer members of the IHSA Labour-Management Network, this edition of Network e-News focuses on a sampling of the important initiatives they have completed in the interest of worker health and safety throughout the […]

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Posted:
Jan 15
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | January 14, 2019

This week’s Ontario Construction News – January 14, 2019 See the latest magazine issue here. Ontario Construction Report: January issue published The January issues of Ontario Construction Report, GTA Construction Report and Ottawa Construction News have been published. You can view the stories within the publications through links at the respective websites or, if you are receiving […]

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Posted:
Jan 15
2019

Construction Program Coordinator’s Report

Attached are the comments of the MoL’s Acting Co-ordinator of the Construction Health and Safety Program, Vince Iacolino,  that were sent to you earlier this week as part of  the MoL’s monthly report to the Provincial Labour Management Health and Safety Committee (PLMHSC). Read Vince Iacolino’s message here At Wednesday’s PLMHSC meeting Vince received many […]

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Posted:
Jan 15
2019

Sharrard-Kuzz latest briefing note | January 2019

We are pleased to provide you with the latest Briefing Note from Sherrard-Kuzz LLP.  It addresses the Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act 2018 which has passed first reading in the Ontario Legislature.  It amends a totall of 18 statutes including the Employment Standards Act, the Labour Relations Act and the Pension Benefits Act. Sherrard-Kuzz […]

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Posted:
Jan 15
2019

Ministry of Labour | Employment Standards Presentation Calendar

As part of the Ministry of Labour’s ongoing commitment to provide compliance support for small business, the ministry has partnered with organizations across Ontario to provide a general overview seminar on the Employment Standards Act (ESA), with a special focus on recent changes to labour laws under the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47).   Click […]

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