Special Message Essential Workplaces but Safety Still Comes First

Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America 222 Rowntree Dairy Road, Woodbridge, ON L4L 9T2 t: 905 652-4140 f: 905 652-4139  Tony Iannuzzi, Executive Secretary Mike Yorke, Treasurer President  SPECIAL MESSAGE TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE CARPENTERS’ UNION:  ESSENTIAL WORKPLACES BUT SAFETY STILL COMES FIRST ***     As you […]

Financial Help for Canadians

  March 23, 2020  VIA FACSIMILE  The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Langevin Block Ottawa, Ontario K1A OA2  The Honourable William Morneau, P.C., M.P. Minister of Finance 90 Elgin Street Ottawa, ON K1A OG5  Dear Prime Minister and Minister:  Re: Financial Help for Canadians  As you know, based on our […]

CDCO Press Release Regarding COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Carpenters’ Union Calls for Action NOW!  March 23, 2020 – Toronto, ON – Carpenter’s District Council of Ontario, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (the “Carpenters”) is today calling on the Premier and the Minister of Labour to temporarily halt all construction in the Province of Ontario.  Despite the COVID-19 […]

Letter to Members re Request for Interim Vacation Pay Payout

March 19, 2020 RE: Applying for Early Withdrawal of your Vacation Pay Balance Dear Member: As you are well aware, COVID-19 has begun to disrupt Canadian business and social routines and understandably is raising concerns for Members and their families. The situation is evolving quickly and changes daily. The Board of Trustees of the Carpenters’ […]

Working During the Covid-19 Crisis – Now More Than Ever – Safety First

SPECIAL MESSAGE TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE CARPENTERS’ UNION: WORKING DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS NOW MORE THAN EVER – SAFETY FIRST You have no doubt heard that the Government of Ontario has declared a state of emergency. At least for now, the Government has indicated that this state of emergency does not extend to an […]

Homewood Health Memo re: COVID-19

Hello,  As you are likely aware, COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that is spreading around the world – has recently been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. As your EAP provider, we are writing to you today to share an important evolution in our pandemic plan, one designed to add an additional layer […]

To All Low-Rise Residential Members of Local 27

(Low-rise trim, roofing, exterior cladding and residential flooring members) You have no doubt heard that the Government of Ontario has declared a state of emergency. At this time, the Government has indicated that this state of emergency does not extend to a shutdown of construction sites. The health and safety of our members is of […]

To All Members of the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario

This notice is being provided to you to give you our best current advice concerning the COVID-19 crisis. As you know, things are changing by the hour and your Union will do its best to keep you updated as we become aware of new developments. Should I Self-Isolate? We are urging all members of the […]