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As provincial policies continue to shift, we stand firm in our mission to elevate Canada’s open shop construction industry. Our mission is to develop a regulatory and business environment that not only supports open shop principles, but a spirit of open and transparency in the construction industry as well.
Ontario-based law firm Sherrard Kuzz LLP shared a brief regarding the latest announcements from the Government of Ontario and the City of Toronto’s COVID Vaccination policies. Below is their take on the announcements coupled with direct links to the City of Toronto’s news release and the Government of Ontario’s message.
On August 24, 2021, the Government of Ontario amended O. Reg 364/20 to specifically give to the Province the authority to require a business or organization to have a vaccination policy and/or set out what must be included in such a policy. The amendment reads:
The person responsible for a business or organization that is open shall operate the business or organization in compliance with any advice, recommendations and instructions issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, or by a medical officer of health after consultation with the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health,
To read the full brief provided by Sherrard Kuzz LLP click here.
We are proud to announce Merit’s Mental Health Strategy.
This program will keep mental health at the forefront for Merit members, their employees, and families.
We have made available to our members resources to assist in navigating mental health issues in the workplace and at home.