A study conducted several years ago by the Institute for Work & Health found unionized companies in Ontario’s institutional, commercial and industrial (ICI) construction sector had a lower rate of lost-time injury claims than their non-unionized counterparts, after accounting for other factors like company size. In this presentation, Dr. Lynda Robson shares an update of that study. Click here for more information, along with a recording of the webinar.
The coronavirus pandemic dramatically transformed the Canadian construction landscape in 2020 with more disruption clearly to come in the new year. The Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce invited stakeholders to assess COVID’s continuing impacts for 2021 through the lenses of leadership, health and safety, the economy and projects, and innovation. Click here to read more.
All workplace COVID-19 outbreaks in Toronto will be published weekly beginning today (Jan. 7), in the following categories determined by Public Health Ontario and based on the North American Industry Classification System. Read more here.
Consultants at BTY Group say construction activity could pick up in 2021 across the country amid anticipated spending on infrastructure and renewable energy. Read more here.
Toronto workplaces are facing new restrictions because of changes brought in by Ontario’s COVID-19 response framework in response to rising rates of infection. Please read more here.