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What does Workplace Mental Health have to do with You? Everything. (WSPS)

Mental Health in the WorkplaceEmployers often struggle with having important mental health discussions with their employees. This month’s articles suggest 5 ways employers can handle sensitive conversations with their employees so that they feel comfortable having these discussions. Shared with the Aurora Chamber of Commerce via Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

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What You Need to Know: 2018 Aurora Municipal Election

The 2018 Aurora Municipal Election is just around the corner. With the Town of Aurora offering online voting for the first time is everything you need to know about voting, councillors and mayoral candidates before you take to the polls on Monday, October 22nd, 2018. 

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Survey: The impact of Bill 148 on Ontario business

Ontario Chamber of CommerceThe Aurora Chamber of Commerce and the Ontario Chamber Network are seeking grassroots data on the impact of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, which amended the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act. How has the increase to the minimum wage, new scheduling provisions, expanded personal emergency leave, equal pay for equal work, and other changes impacted your business? 

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Marijuana in the Workplace (WSPS)

Marijuana in the Workplace - WSPSWorkplace Safety & Prevention Services - Marijuana is set to be legalized for recreational use as of October 17, 2018. For many employers still struggling with how to accommodate employees who have been prescribed cannabis for medicinal purposes, this will create new challenges and questions. How do you define impairment and fitness for work? What types of tasks are safety sensitive? These are key concerns that leadership needs to manage before the legislation passes. 

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2018 Aurora Chamber of Commerce AGM

Calling all Member's of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. Please join us Thursday, September 13th for our Annual General Meeting. The AGM gives the Aurora Chamber of Commerce an opportunity to communicate with members and demonstrate organizational accountability while fulfilling the legal requirement of a not-for-profit organization under the Incorporations Act of Ontario.

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