Posts tagged with : WSIB

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Jun 7
2019

May 2019 Issue of COCA’s Government Relations Report

Good afternoon, Please find attached the May 2019 issue of COCA’s Government Relations Report. May 2019 GR Report In this issue: COCA Scores Another Win; Bill 108 Addresses Executive Officers in Construction WSIB Review Underway The make-up of Legislature About to Change Premier’s Poll Numbers Collapsing Thank you, Martin Benson Operations Manager    

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Jun 3
2019

2-Minute News from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association – May 2019

IHSA Safety Talk: Impairment in the workplace Product spotlight: Handbook for Construction Traffic Control Persons (B016) IHSA has free safety product downloads WSIB releases Health and Safety Index results IHSA Safety Talk: Impairment in the workplace We often think of impairment as a result of using substances such as alcohol or drugs— whether they are […]

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May 23
2019

COCA Newsletter – May 2019

Welcome to COCA’s monthly Newsletter. Unless noted otherwise, all articles written by COCA President, Ian Cunningham. View this newswletter as a web page. COCA Finds Flaw in Federal Prompt Payment Act Bill C97 is the federal government’s budget Bill. Like the Ontario government’s budget Bill, Bill 100, C97 is a large omnibus Bill that amends […]

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Apr 2
2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line – Workshop – May 2, 13 & 15, 2019

WSIB Practices and Procedures: What You Need To Know To Improve Claims Management and the Bottom Line HALF-DAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP Effective management of WSIB claims and appeals can make a significant difference to the bottom-line. This half-day workshop will help you acquire the tools you need to confidently address key issues in WSIB claims management. […]

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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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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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Mar 19
2019

Policy updates/clarifications

Policy Agenda 2019 The annual Policy Agenda outlines the WSIB’s policy priorities for the coming year. The main purpose of the Policy Agenda is to identify and provide to stakeholders advance notice of anticipated substantive policy items that may involve consultation. As part of the WSIB’s commitment to open communication and service excellence, the Policy […]

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Oct 25
2018

What’s New – Ontario Ministry of Labour | October 2018

Ontario’s Government for the People cutting red tape in order to help create and protect jobs Ontario is open for business: the government is acting to bring jobs and investment back to our province by lightening the burden on business and making sure that hard work is rewarded. The proposed Making Ontario Open for Business Act would […]

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Oct 12
2017

Construction in Ontario Newsletter – October 2017 Edition

In This Issue Bill 142 Update Accreditation Update WSIB Extends Consultation Deadline OCoT Needs You to Lead Your Trade COCA Disappointed with Cancellation of Energy East Pipeline Matthews and Sandals Not Seeking Re-election New on the COCA Website Bill 142 Update Here’s what we know about Bill 142 Construction Lien Amendment Act 2017: The Bill does […]

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