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NOTICES TO THE COMMUNITY
POLICY ON ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE
The Board makes every effort to ensure that its policies, practices and procedures are consistent with the principles described in the Regulation, namely:
Persons with disabilities who rely on assistive devices will be permitted access to and benefit from their devices when they are using the Board’s services. If necessary, the Board will provide other measures to enable a person with a disability to obtain, use or benefit from the Board’s services.Service animals
Persons with disabilities, including members of the public or third parties, who rely on guide dogs or other service animals, will be permitted to enter the Board’s premises and keep their animal with them, unless the animal is otherwise legally excluded from the premises. If the animal is legally excluded, the Board will provide other measures to enable a person with a disability to obtain, use or benefit from the Board’s services.Support persons
Persons with disabilities who are accompanied by a support person will be permitted to enter the Board’s premises with their support person, and the Board will ensure that the person with a disability is not prevented from having access to their support person while both are at the Board.Temporary disruptions
If the Board is required to disrupt its particular facilities or practices that usually accommodate a person with a disability, the Board will provide notice to the public of the disruption, including the reasons for it, the duration of the disruption, and a description of alternative facilities or services that may be available.Training
Board staff will be trained in the provision of services to persons with disabilities. The training shall include:
The Board will maintain a record of its training efforts.Feedback
Persons who wish to comment on the Board’s provision of services for persons with disabilities may do so by contacting the Registrar/Director at:
Peter Gallus, Director/Registrar
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Scheduling of Continuation Dates
HST on CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY GRIEVANCES
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on July 1st hearing fees will be $565 ($500 fee, plus 13% HST). A revised Information Bulletin #20, effective July 1, 2010, reflecting this change will be available on the website.
The Board's normal business hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. The Board is closed on weekends and statutory holidays. In the normal course all applications will be dealt with during this time...more
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Form A-72 (Response to Application for Certification - Construction Industry) will be revised effective March 1, 2009 to include the following item: "5a. List all unrepresented trades at work on the Application Filing Date." [see Raymac Custom Homes (3231-07-R: December 4, 2008)] The revised Form A-72 is available through the usual links on this page.
TERMINATION OF BARGAINING RIGHTS IN THE ICI SECTOR
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that further to the Board’s decision in Kidd Mechanical Inc (posted in Recent Decisions of Interest), Information Bulletin #7 [Termination of Bargaining Rights in the Construction Industry] and corresponding Forms B-62 [Confirmation of Filing] and C-34 [Notice to Union of Application for Termination] have been revised to reflect the obligation on the trade union named as the respondent to provide notice of the application for termination to the Employee Bargaining Agency and the affiliated bargaining agents.
Access to OLRB DecisionsThe Board is pleased to announce that in partnership with CanLII, decisions published in the OLRB Reports from 1977 forward are being posted on this free national database (www.canlii.org). Once the posting is complete, the Board plans to develop a searchable database of its “Scope Notes” that will link directly to the full text of decisions on CanLII. We expect the project to be completed by the end of 2010.
ESA AmendmentsAmendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (Bill 139) come into force on November 1, 2009. These amendments spell out the rights of “assignment employees” and obligations of temporary help agencies and clients of these agencies to “assignment employees.” Appeals of rulings by employment standards officers relating to temporary help agencies and their clients may be filed with the Board. Form A-103 and Information Bulletin No. 24 have been amended to address these changes.
Policy on Openness and Privacy
The Ontario Labour Relations Board is an independent quasi-judicial tribunal which conducts mediation and adjudication proceedings under a variety of labour-related statutes, including the Labour Relations Act, 1995, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act. This document outlines the Board’s policy on the openness of its processes and describes how the Board handles issues relating to privacy rights. More...
The fact-finder's report in the negotiations between OPSEU representing the support staff of the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology and the College Compensation and Appointments Council under the Colleges Collective Bargaining Act becomes public as of July 21, 2008.
The Board regards a consistent and predictable approach to the scheduling of urgent and time-sensitive cases as not only assisting the parties but also as producing a more timely and expeditious resolution of such cases. In order to achieve this objective, the Board has adopted the following approach to the scheduling of certain types of applications,,....more
As many of you will know: over the last five years, the Board has absorbed an unprecedented volume of legislative and organizational change, which has completely transformed both what we do and how we do it. Moreover,....more
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