Wednesday, November 14, 2018

New Funding for Women in Skilled Trades

The Canadian government has pledged $76 million to draw more women into the construction trades.

Published in Construction Business

Live-in superintendents in multifamily buildings continue to have little protection in Ontario law. Earlier hints that the provincial government might move quickly to guarantee entitlement to the minimum wage, overtime pay, set working hours with food breaks and public holidays proved unfounded when proposed amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) were introduced, in Bill 148, in June. 

Ever wonder how many in your workforce are actively engaged in their jobs? Well, the statistics may astound you. A 2017 Gallup report on staff engagement showed that 51 per cent of today’s employees have essentially “checked out” as they go about their day-to-day duties.

Live-in superintendents in multifamily buildings continue to have little protection in Ontario law. Earlier hints that the provincial government might move quickly to guarantee entitlement to the minimum wage, overtime pay, set working hours with food breaks and public holidays proved unfounded when proposed amendments to the Employment Standards Act (ESA) were introduced, in Bill 148, in June. 

Published in CondoBusiness