Nova Scotia

Canadian Facility Management & Design

NS rules out automatic unionization on weekends

A new regulation under the provincial Trade Union Act responds to an unique aspect of the construction sector's dealings with the Nova Scotia Labour Board.
HVACR technicians adhere to Health Canada protocol

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Building services seen as precarious employment

Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
prompt payment legislation

REMI Network

Alberta bill overhauls outdated workplace legislation

An Alberta bill called the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act seeks to overhaul outdated workplace legislation.
construction injuries

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Construction sector compares worksite injuries

A new study of worksite injuries in Ontario's ICI construction sector reveals that unionized workers report a higher number of minor incidents, while suffering fewer injuries that result in disability leaves than their non-unionized peers.