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Glass Talk episode #15: The View from Up Here – Jay McColl, IUPAT

Back in April, at the height of the first wave of COVID-19, we spoke to Jay McColl, a business representative for the International Union of Painters and Trades District Council 46 in southern Ontario and a journeyman glazier. McColl was at the forefront of the union’s efforts to keep its workers safe and react to the wildly changing situation at the time. He also reflects on his experiences in the industry and what the union is involved in these days to promote the glazing trade and support workers. McColl spent the early part of his career with the union going to job sites to renew cards, so he has some stories!

Vitrum Glass Group earns first Guardian Select Elite Fabrication certification

Guardian Glass North America has announced Vitrum Glass Group as the first company to earn Guardian Select Elite Fabrication certification for architectural glass fabricators in the United States and Canada.

Karakatsanis to lead Association of Consulting Engineering Companies

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC) is pleased to announce that Anthony Karakatsanis, P.Eng., President and CEO of the Morrison Hershfield Group has been named to the position of Chair of the ACEC Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. The announcement was made at the ACEC annual general meeting of members held virtually on October 27, 2020.

What to do when your workers refuse to work

Right to know. Right to participate. Right to refuse. The province of Ontario has guaranteed these three basic employee rights since 1979. The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) outlines the three basic employee rights legally guaranteed to workers. You may have heard of some or all these rights. But do you know what they mean?

Digital marketing & website development grants up to $2,500

Since the onset of COVID-19 many businesses have begun implementing strategies to service their customers while at the same time maintaining the safety and well-being of their staff. As a result these businesses have redesigned or are looking to redesign their website to include on line ordering curbside pickup options for their customers.
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GlassTalk episode #14: Getting it Right…Remotely – Jeff Dalaba and Ben Beeler, AGMCC

The Architectural Glass and Metal Technician program certifies glazier skills. But how do you test in a pandemic? Jeff and Ben join Patrick Flannery to explain how they came up with ways to test students remotely, and maintain the program’s high standards of rigor and integrity. » Listen now...

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Date: Nov. 18 - 19, 2020 » Learn More