- Sep 2018
Improve practices for scheduling that take into account workers needs
Assessment and implementation of protective measures for long commutes particularly those linked to long hours of work to avoid safety risks
Adoption of mechanisms like the "Fair Share Agreement" in B.C. or similar to get funds for improving infrastructure in municipalities and regions.
availability of housing
Improve the need of affordable housing in host, hub and source communities
Improve information for LDLC workers about travel; assess the existing gaps to protect workers during their work related travel and develop or improve the tools for their protection
information LDLC workers
Improve information for LDLC workers about their rights related to OH&S and WC
Lack of metrics
Develop or strengthen statistical information of new industry developments, ups and downs of existing industries.
Implement a timely response of welfare support linked to slow-downs of industries that involve numerous workers in given communities
mental health and addiction services
Assess the prevalence and incidence of mental health issues and addictions and establish sufficient services for caring and prevention. This phenomena affect workers, their families and communities.
Improve medical care infrastructure and inter-provincial agreements to be able to cover LC-LD workers and their families in source, host and hub communities in a timely manner. the improvement of such services should be flexible enough to adapt to the ups and downs of the predominant industries.
Improve environmental assessments in the planning stages of industrial and housing developments in source, host and hub communities
Establishment of bodies and paths for community participation in the development of new industrial activities and the assessments of their needs imposed by the labour market linked to the industry and its ups and downs.
Anticipation through planning of community needs due to new developments and ups and downs of predominant industries for example mining.
transportation in Greater Toronto
Improve urban and peri-urban transportation for LC workers particularly those with low income
Improve infrastructure in the host and hub communities according to the needs imposing by industrial developments
Improve child care services for LC workers particularly those with low income
Child and elder care
Improve in a timely manner services of child and elder care according to the needs imposed by the labour market (work shifts; LD-LC work).
Improve in a timely manner transportation services according to the needs of LDLC workers taking into account those with low income.
LDLC workers and their needs
Develop or strengthen statistics regarding LDLC workers and their needs
Anticipation to fulfill housing needs and assessment of the ups and downs of the industry that affect the housing needs. Decisions should be taken about short, medium and long term needs.
Timely response for the maintenance of roads and development of new routes when needed according to the traffic needs due to industrial developments and labour market that involve drive-in drive-out mobility and heavy transit during construction phase
- t-child care
- t-health care
- d-ministers of labour
- Greg Halseth
- Heather Hall
- t-mental health
- t-labour market
- Elise thorburn
- t-elder care
- Stephanie Premji