construction union certification

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.
building services

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.

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Alberta bill overhauls outdated workplace legislation

An Alberta bill called the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act seeks to overhaul outdated workplace legislation.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