Due to the recent developments regarding Covid-19 and Local 18 not being able to offer Upgrading and Safety Training at our Hamilton/Niagara Training Centre, Local 18 is aware that some members might have or will be having their GWHMIS certificate expire. If Local 18 members update their GWHMIS online, Local 18 will reimburse the member for this training program. The … Read More
Please refer to further information as known regarding the new/upcoming Canada Emergency Response Benefit:
Local 18 Members: Please refer to latest notice issued by the Carpenters District Council of Ontario re: the recent designation of “Essential Workplaces” as pertains to Construction.
March 19/2020: Local 18 Members, Please refer to latest notice below issued from the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario:
From Ontario.ca regarding Working at Heights Training: The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is giving workers in the construction sector an extra year to renew their training if they work at heights. The mandatory training of more than 120,000 workers was due to expire over the next six months. However, many training providers have either cancelled classes or … Read More
A notice from Local 18 regarding: COVID-19 In light of the rapidly changing status of Covid-19 locally and around the globe, and following the recommendations from Medical officers and Ontario government, Local 18 has made the following decisions regarding both our Hamilton and Niagara offices and training facilities. All Local 18 scheduled training courses, trade school, social events, and meetings … Read More