The new legislation focuses on the three basic worker rights::
AFPA is and always has been an advocate for better safety practices and standards so that all Canadians return safely to their family.
Bill 30 Requires the establishment of Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) or designation of a Health & Safety Representative
Small Employers who employ 5-19 employees must appoint a H&S Representative for work lasting longer than 90 days. This person will be chosen by the Union or be selected by the workers the he/she will represent.
If 2 or more employers are working on the same site and the total number of workers is 5-19, the prime will appoint a H&S Rep. In the rare chance there is no Prime, all employers will coordinate a H&S Rep for that shared work site.
Large Employers who employ 20 or more employees must have a JHSC for work lasting longer than 90 day
If 2 or more employers are working on the same site and the total number of workers is 20 or more, the prime will coordinate a committee. In the rare chance there is no Prime, all employers will coordinate a committee for that shared work site.
Committees will consist of at least 4 people, of whom at least half can’t be management.
Employers need to