News: Labour

News: Labour  RSS

  • Ottawa Construction Companies, Supervisors Fined Total of $677,500 After Worker Fatality

    Convicted: Claridge Homes (Preston) Inc., 2001-210 Gladstone Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, a new-home builder; Michael Lwow, site supervisor for Claridge Homes; Bellai Brothers Construction Ltd., 440 Laurier Avenue West #200, Ottawa and employer of the deceased worker; Leo Simard, site supervisor for Bellai Brothers.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Ontario Appoints Special Advisors to Review Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

    The Ontario government is launching a review of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) to ensure workers and their families remain supported and protected in the workplace. The review will provide the government with new information regarding the board's operations and how it compares to industry best practices.

    News Release | Labour

  • Mushroom Farm Injury Results in $75,000 Fine in Leamington

    Convicted: Highline Produce Limited. Head office: 66 Wellington Street West, TD Bank Tower, Suite 5300, Toronto Ontario; a company that grows and sells mushrooms at four locations in Ontario.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Worker's Permanent Injury Results in $100,000 Fine for Ottawa Remediation Company

    Convicted: Clean Water Works Inc., 1800 Bantree Street, Ottawa, Ontario, a company that provides environmental remediation services such as hazardous waste disposal, tank cleaning, contaminated soils and lagoon cleanings as well as plumbing and sewer rehabilitation services to the residential, commercial, industrial and institutional sectors.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Conveyor Injury in St. Thomas, Grower Fined $55,000

    Convicted: Ontario Plants Propagation Limited, 38024 John Wise Line, St. Thomas, Ontario, a company that owns and operates a farming operation that grows plant stock for greenhouses.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • National Day of Mourning

    TORONTO — The Honourable Laurie Scott, Minister of Labour, issued the following statement regarding the National Day of Mourning:

    Statement | Labour

  • Labour Minister Wraps Up Successful Sudbury Tour

    SUDBURY - Ontario's government is working for the people in the North by investing in mine safety, taking steps to reduce red tape, attracting new investments and helping to create jobs as the province marks 90 years of mine rescue.

    News Release | Labour

  • Ontario Protecting Jobs and Investing in Northern Ontario

    SUDBURY - Ontario is putting people first by working to keep mine operations in Ontario and around the world safe and reliable for workers. The province is investing almost $2.6 million in a new, state-of-the-art, rope-testing machine that will put Ontario on the leading edge of mine safety and protect jobs for the next 25 years by ensuring accurate, timely testing of wire ropes used for lifting ore and other materials in mines. 

    News Release | Labour

  • Convictions for Toronto Employer's Failure to Obey Orders to Pay Wages

    Convicted: Academic Hospitality Inc. and its director Bradley Moore, for a company operated as Recess or Recess Diner; 8 Dovercourt Road, Suite 502, Toronto, Ontario. Workplace/restaurant address: 60 Sudbury Street, Toronto, Ontario.

    Court Bulletin | Labour

  • Ministry of Labour Continuing Digital Evolution

    Ontario's government is working for the people to help job creators by introducing a digital tool to help employers audit their compliance with the Employment Standards Act (ESA). The new digital self-audit tool can replace slow and cumbersome paper audits and will make it easier for businesses to comply with the Act and pay workers faster. 

    News Release | Labour

See All News