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The Perth/Smiths Falls/Carleton Place SIG Team met at Central Wire in Perth to discuss a very timely topic – Supervisor Competencies. The discussion included a definition of what is a competency, why are we so concerned about the competency of our supervisors today, tasks related to competencies and supports needed by Supervisors to be successful in their job positions.


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The Ottawa Valley team met Friday to explore possible opportunities that there may be among EMC members to share common resources. It was pointed out by one member that most plants are having challenges with trying to find cost efficiencies in order to be able to continue to survive in these challenging economic times. “It is time that we started thinking outside the box”.


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EMC: April 17-09 OV Supervisor SIG Event

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Ottawa Valley Supervisors/Lead Hands & Team Leaders attended the second “Supervisor SIG” hosted by Keata Pharma, Arnprior last Friday April 19, 2009. Eight Supervisors attended representing three Ottawa Valley member plants. The topic was timely – Employee Morale. Supervisors shared thoughts, ideas, challenges and best practices re: the strategies used to affect employee morale (boost) in order to help them to reach objectives directed from management.


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Brockville & Area Team SIG - April 16-09

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WSIB Workwell Audit was the subject of this month’s EMC Brockville Team Consortium SIG held at James Ross Ltd. in Elizabethtown. A copy of the WSIB Workwell Core Health & Safety Audit can downloaded from the web: http://www.wsib.on.ca/wsib/wsibsite.nsf/LookupFiles/DownloadableFileWorkwellAudit/$File/WorkwellAudit.pdf
Member had concerns as to what they could do to be proactive in preparing for an eventual Workwell Audit.



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