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Is the Trade War Finally Over?

January 7, 2020 Ramy Daoud, Western Union EMC Member Services

Closer to home, Canadians – along with numerous global economies – breathed a sigh of relief when the US and China agreed to a tentative trade deal, halting the next scheduled round of tariffs originally scheduled for December 15.

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Ministry of Labour: 2020 Machine Guarding Initiative

January 7, 2020 Jim Farmer EMC Member Services

Are you ready? The Ministry of Labour Industrial Inspectors will begin focused Machine Guarding inspections on February 17, continuing until March 31. Here is the summary of last years blitz:

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16th Annual North American Food Summit on Food Safety

January 6, 2020 Bren de Leeuw Food & Beverage

The 16th Annual North American Summit on Food Safety provides an opportunity for Manufacturers and Processors, and those up and down the value chain, together with service providers, government agencies and suppliers to connect on all issues related to the conference focus.

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Training Investment Declining!

January 3, 2020 Wendy Gray EMC Member Services

New ManufacturingGPS Labour Market Intelligence (Compensation Survey) results are showing that manufacturers (NAICS code 31-33 and Canada-wide) invest in average of $370 per employee and per year in training activities*, representing a decrease of 30% compared to 2017.

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WSIB Health & Safety Excellence Program

January 2, 2020 Safety Group, EMC Health and Safety

Excellence in Manufacturing is proud to be one of the approved providers of the new Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Health and Safety Excellence program.

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