Member Advisory: AIA Government Relations Update

Saskatchewan GR Day & Resources for Members

On October 27th, AIA Saskatchewan Division members, AIA’s Executive Director, Western Canada, Greg Sims and AIA’s Director of Government Relations, Jason Kerr held a number of provincial government meetings on various issues concerning the local membership and the industry at-large.

The group met with five different groups over the course of the day including traffic safety staff from the Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI), the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety (LRWS), the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA), the Ministry of the Economy (Apprenticeship & Training), and the Economy Caucus Policy Committee.

Below are materials provided by the various Saskatchewan governmental agencies that AIA recommends members review and distribute accordingly.

Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission - We are also pleased to share with you the Saskatchewan Employer Tool Kit which contains Automotive Sector Information on Saskatchewan-designated automotive trades.

Looking to train your employers? Train the workers you need, receive up to $10,000 per trainee. Download the Saskatchewan Job Grant Factsheet for more information.

Access important information on payroll, holidays, mandatory breaks, etc on the Employment Standards website.

Download your copy of the Rights and Responsibilities A Guide to Employment Standards in Saskatchewan - Part II of The Saskatchewan Employment Act (2014)

Additional resources:

Young workers readiness certificate

Mission Zero Website

Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety CCOHS - Use keyword “auto”.

Safety Information Management System (SIMS) - Employers register your business.

Industry Profiles (Loss time and total accident statistics)

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