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Construction in Quebec continues despite restrictions - Montreal

Construction in Quebec continues despite restrictions – Montreal

The construction industry has not slowed down despite new measures issued last week by the Legault government when it imposed a curfew, according to the Association de la construction du Québec (ACQ). Under the latest public safety measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19, construction in the province is required to reduce its…

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Updates, not repeal, in store for Manitoba’s Construction Industry Wages Act - Winnipeg

Updates, not repeal, in store for Manitoba’s Construction Industry Wages Act – Winnipeg

Manitoba’s construction industry is applauding the province for backing away from early indications it wanted to repeal the Construction Industry Wages Act (CIWA). The Act sets mandatory minimum wages, overtime, and other working conditions for the sector. Stakeholders were scratching their heads days before Christmas after letters from Finance Minister Scott Fielding suggested the…

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Manitoba’s Construction Industry Wages Act going under the microscope - Winnipeg

Manitoba’s Construction Industry Wages Act going under the microscope – Winnipeg

Manitoba’s construction industry is eager to provide feedback on a potential overhaul of the Construction Industry Wages Act (CIWA). The Act sets mandatory minimum wages for dozens of occupations, and spells out working conditions, holiday pay, and overtime for the sector. Finance Minister Scott Fielding sent shockwaves through the industry days before Christmas when…

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B.C. construction survey says wages to increase, skilled labourers sought, but market is tight

B.C. construction survey says wages to increase, skilled labourers sought, but market is tight

A new survey says construction wages in B.C. have increased despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This week, the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) released its annual wage and benefits survey. The survey says because there’s a shortage of skilled workers, wages have increased despite construction employers facing an uncertain future. ICBA NEWS RELEASE:…

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