Merit provides industry-leading benefits, quality education, and unwavering advocacy to meet the needs of our members.
Enhance your employees’ well-being with portable benefits tailored exclusively for the open-shop construction industry and its partners.
Sharpen your skills and stay competitive at Merit College of Construction. High-quality education and scholarships that encourage a skilled, competitive and robust construction workforce.
As provincial policies continue to shift, we stand firm in our mission to elevate Alberta’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.
The circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 global pandemic are extremely fluid, with material developments occurring daily. Set out below are highlights of the latest developments, with corresponding links to more fulsome articles:
1. Ontario: Additional Steps to Improve Health Care Flexibility During COVID-19 (more) 2. BC Extends Temporary Layoff Period During COVID-19 Epidemic (more) 3. Updated – Ontario Allows Reopening of Certain Essential Construction Projects and Other Businesses, Starting May 4, 2020 (more) 4. Updated – BC Declares Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency (more) 5. Complimentary Webinar May 8, 2020 – Labour and OHS in the Ontario Construction Industry – Managing Risk During the COVID-19 Crisis (register here) 6. Webinar Recording – COVID-19 Employer Update No. 3 (view archive)
FAQ’s: COVID-19 and the Workplace
As part of our commitment to assisting employers through these difficult times, Mathews Dinsdale has also established a number of dedicated resources to assist with providing employers with immediate support, any time of day or night, including:
COVID-19 RESOURCE WEB-PORTAL
COVID-19 Complimentary Webinar Archive:
COVID-19 Employer Update No. 3
SUB Plans, Work Sharing, Wage Subsidy, and CERB – What Employers Need to Know Now
COVID-19 and the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know Now