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  • Farm Worker Killed by Concrete Block, Employer Fined $18,000

    ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO - A farm owner pleaded guilty and has been fined $18,000 after a worker helping to build a bridge was killed when a concrete block slipped off a tractor and rolled down a ravine.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Ontario Moving Forward to Close the Gender Wage Gap

    The Ontario government has released the final report from the Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee and will immediately start work on a plan to close the gap, create equal opportunities for prosperity and strengthen the economy by eliminating barriers that prevent women's full participation in the workforce. 

    News Release | Labour

  • Mining Mill Fined $75,000 in Separate Incidents With Conveyors

    SUDBURY, ONTARIO - Mohawk Garnet Inc., operator of a mill in the City of Greater Sudbury, pleaded guilty and has been fined $75,000 after two separate incidents in which workers were injured by moving conveyor belts.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Wind Turbine Builder Fined $60,000 After Worker Injury

    WINDSOR, ON - CS Wind Canada Inc., a manufacturer of wind turbine towers, pleaded guilty and has been fined $60,000 after a worker was injured by moving components of a tower under construction.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Worker Critically Injured by Robotic Device, Company Fined $270,000

    BRAMPTON, ON - Matcor Automotive Inc., a manufacturer of metal parts for the automotive industry, was convicted after a trial and given a fine of $270,000 after a worker suffered a devastating injury involving a robotic device.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Kinark Child and Family Services Fined $125,000 After Workplace Violence Incident

    BURLINGTON, Ontario - Kinark Child and Family Services, an agency providing children's mental health services and support for children and youth in Halton Region and elsewhere in central Ontario, has been fined $125,000 following a workplace violence incident where a staff member was physically assaulted by a youth.   

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Employer Jailed After Failing to Comply With Orders to Pay Wages

    NEWMARKET, ON - The Ontario Court of Justice has sentenced Brian John Villeneuve to one day in jail for failing to comply with orders to pay wages. The court also ordered that Villeneuve, for a one-year period, not start a business that employs workers.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Demolition Company Fined $50,000 After Worker Suffers Critical Injury

    TORONTO, ON - Sean Teperman Consulting Corp., a family-owned construction company that specializes in demolition services in the construction industry, pleaded guilty and has been fined $50,000 after a worker suffered a critical injury.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Cleaning Crew Affected by Carbon Monoxide, Employer Fined $75,000

    TORONTO, ON - Ground Maintenance Cleaning Contractors Inc. (GMCC Inc.), a property maintenance business, pleaded guilty and was fined $75,000 for failing to protect the health and safety of a crew of workers from exposure to carbon monoxide gas in a parking garage. One of the workers collapsed on site and later died.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Worker Killed By Truck, Company Fined $100,000

    BRAMPTON, ON - Dream Party Decor of Mississauga pleaded guilty and has been fined $100,000 for the death of a temporary worker struck by a truck at a loading dock.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

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