EMC Member Services

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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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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Member Needs Help: 2019 In Review

December 15, 2019 Stephanie Yakimishyn EMC Member Services

For those of you not making use of this tool, please take some time on a Tuesday morning to peruse the Member Needs Help publication. Please feel free to assist a member in need or ask for assistance if you need it.

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Opportunity Alerts: 2019 In Review

December 15, 2019 EMC Team EMC Member Services

In the coming year we will continue to help our members connect with one another to support their efforts to source locally and support the continued growth of Canadian Manufacturing.

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