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Blog

Welcome to our blog for IUPAT Ontario. We’re excited to share up-to-date information regarding various opportunities, events, and news that are currently taking place in the skilled trades industry. We welcome your feedback and topics that are of interest to you.


31
May
2011

Young Workers

Did you know that young workers, during their first month on the job, are four times more likely to be injured than at any other time?

In 2009 more than 7,500 young workers were hurt on the job. These injuries are unacceptable and preventable. Armed with the right information and resources, young workers and new workers of any age can learn to recognize potential hazards in the workplace and take steps to ensure their safety.

24
May
2011

Volunteers for Hospice Vaughan

Another volunteer project has been done by DC46. We thank all the members that participated.

07
May
2011

Office Closure Monday, May 9th for the funeral of Anna Vettese

With great sadness, we regret to inform you that our dear friend and colleague Anna Vettese has passed away. In honor of her, our office will be closed Monday, May 9, 2011.

07
Apr
2011

Labour News

Labour News 1610 am – Voces Latinas with Fortunato Rao
Every Thursday
LIVE – from 8 to 9 p.m
1610 AM

16
Feb
2011

Glaziers in Action

Glaziers in Action

07
Jan
2011

Health and Safety

As result of the tragedy that killed 4 immigrant workers in December 2009, the Expert Advisory Panel on Occupational Health & Safety was initiated. See the final report by going to http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/

07
Jan
2011

STAR Training Award Recognition Program

STAR 2010/2011

Safety Training Awards Recognition

Participate in the STAR Program and earn chances to win awards.

01
Jan
2011

Effective January 1st 2011

Date: 01/01/2011 01:00 Effective January 1st 2011 the per cap to the International office has been increased by $0.90 for each and every IUPAT member. In 2009 an increase in dues to DC 46 members occurred with the amending bylaws that took effect in January 2010. There will be no increase to DC 46 members […]

03
Nov
2010

Toronto Elections Hit Home

Imagine four years of a Rob Ford Toronto! A Mayor who boasts on election night about abolishing the fair wage policy and contracting out garbage collection will be a formidable foe of working people. The Ford sweep did not change the political balance of Council seats, but the power of the mayor to name an […]

08
Sep
2010

Support Your Labour-Friendly Candidates in the October Elections

Make sure to cast your vote for the labour-friendly candidates during the October 2010 Municipal Elections. This year alone, the IUPAT is endorsing over 50 candidates that will help keep the Fair Wage Policy in tact as well as keep well-deserved positions within the school system.