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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May 2
2019

Ministry of Labour Health & Safety Consultations – April 18, 2019

Ministry of Labour Consultation: Ontario’s next occupational health and safety strategy We are developing a new occupational health and safety strategy. Share your feedback to help protect workers’ health and safety on the job, while making it easier for businesses to grow and prosper across Ontario. 1. How can the Ministry of Labour and its […]

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May 2
2019

Leadership Brief: Attracting the Gen Z Workforce

And No, We Don’t Mean Millennials Millennials are no longer “the next generation.” How can you adjust your strategies to gain Generation Z’s attention and retain these future leaders? Our industry continues to battle talent and workforce shortages. Millennials represent the largest generation currently in the labor force; however, Generation Z accounts for 61 million […]

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May 2
2019

Ontario Construction Act adjudications: Reynolds says single Authorized Nominating of standard timelines Authority to provide high quality adjudicators; really complex disputes will likely stretch beyond standard timelines

Ontario Construction Act adjudications: Reynolds says single Authorized Nominating of standard timelines Authority to provide high quality adjudicators; really complex disputes will likely stretch beyond standard timelines

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May 2
2019

Your weekly Ontario Construction Report | April 22, 2019

See the latest magazine issue here. Ontario Construction Report: April issue published The April 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 the Ontarioconstructionreport.com weekly eletter, clicking at the […]

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May 2
2019

Ontario Ministry of Labour What’s New – April 2019

Ontario Budget: New Ministry of Labour vision statement Ontario strives to be the best jurisdiction in North America to recruit, retain and reward workers for the jobs of today and tomorrow. The Province will create dynamic labour markets and safe workplaces, with fair and competitive labour and employment regulations. Learn the full details about the […]

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Apr 30
2019

Hot Off the Press: Bill 66 Ushers in More Changes for Ontario Employers | LexBlog

BY JORDAN KIRKNESS, SUSAN MACMILLAN & SHEREEN ALY ON APRIL 4, 2019 On April 3, 2019, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019  (Bill 66) received Royal Assent. Bill 66 amends several pieces of legislation in Ontario. The government has stated that the changes are intended to “lower business costs to make Ontario more competitive” and to “harmonize regulatory requirements with other jurisdictions, end duplication […]

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Apr 30
2019

IHSA LMHSC – Two IHSA events of note

·        Falls Awareness Week May 6th – 10th, 2019 ·        ESDC Federal Labour Program Open House on May 9th 2019 Falls Awareness Week 2019 Open House Invite   2019 Falls Awareness Week (May 6 – 10, 2019) The MOL is anticipated to officially launch the 2019 Falls Awareness Week (FAW) May 6 – 10 Campaign this week […]

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Apr 15
2019

COCA Newsletter – April 2019

Welcome to COCA’s monthly Newsletter. Unless noted otherwise, all articles written by COCA President, Ian Cunningham. View this newsletter as a web page. Bill 66 Passes Third Reading and Receives Royal Assent The much-followed Bill 66 Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 passed Third Reading in the Ontario Legislature on April 2nd and received Royal Assent […]

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Apr 15
2019

COCA – 2019 Ontario Budget Highlights

Finance Minister, the Hon. Vic Fedeli presented the Ford government’s first budget Thursday entitled “Protecting What Matters Most.” Critics were concerned that the Government would slash programs and services. The budget plan, however, is the highest-spending budget in provincial history. Download the PDF here: COCA 2019 Ontario Budget Highlights View the budget and budget documents […]

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