It’s really tempting to whip out your phone, take instant photos of videos of your jobsite, and upload them to Facebook, etc. This can cost you. You’ve got to plan all online images of your work very carefully.
Global TV News got Adam Gardin to answer the question everyone else is wondering about: Where did all those homeowner deposits GO? “Into my company!” That was easy.
“Hundreds of fake HomeStars reviews were made by (my former employer’s) office employees and spouses…”
“I also took great offence at the Toronto Star and CityTV highlighting that Mr. Gardin is Jewish.”
As if we don’t have enough to worry about from asbestos and lead, here’s another substance to avoid ingesting or breathing in, on the job site.
CARAHS currently offers a fall protection training course for Ontario, and if you were to complete this course before April 1, you essentially have an extension period up to April 1, 2017, for Ontario’s new training standard for Working at Heights.
Richart, a contractor in Ontario, explains how he has to pay three different rates of WSIB, including paying for his papercut-liable bookkeeper as if they were framing houses
Alec Caldwell writes that he is sure the Ontario College of Trades is rubbing his hands in glee at the well-publicized story of GarCon Building Group stiffing its homeowners, employees and trades.
Drywall contractor Sean Keane, famously suing the WSIB for putting him out of business, says he is glad to see subtrades picketing, arm-in-arm with homeowners, against GarCon Building Group
Don’t answer the phone at all if you can’t answer the phone professionally and courteously. If you can’t leave a professional voicemail message, have someone else record one for you.