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  • Info-travail: Changement en lien avec l’équité salariale (DEMES)

    Info-travail

    We would like to inform you that the Regulation to amend the Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant la déclaration de l'employeur en matière d'équité salariale  was published on October 9th. It will come into force on Thursday, October 24, 2019. The changes concern mainly the frequency of production of the Employer's Statement on Pay Equity ("DEMES"):

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules

    Près d’un an s’est écoulé depuis la légalisation, le 17 octobre 2018, du cannabis au Canada. Ce virage législatif avait fait beaucoup de vagues à l’époque, et ce, dans plusieurs secteurs et industries. Maintenant que la poussière est retombée, nous vous présentons un bref survol de l’état du droit en la matière en date d’aujourd’hui dans le monde du transport.

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  • Procedures for access to information at the CTQ

    Laws and rules

    Under the Regulation respecting the procedure of the Commission des transports du Québec ("Regulation"), any person may, on request, have access to and obtain a copy of any document of a public nature held by the CTQ.

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  • Did you know that...

    Info-travail

    Did you know that the Loi sur les normes du travail ("LNT") protects the majority of Québec employees during absences in the event of illness, accident, organ or tissue donation, domestic violence or whether they are full-time or part-time, and that means, among other things, that vacation pay must be calculated on the first 26 weeks of sick leave?

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  • IRP Ontario

    Laws and rules

    As part of Ontario's first Digital Agenda, Ontario's International Registration Program ("IRP") will stop sending renewal packages to registered fleets before they expire. 

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules
    Current state of the law regarding cellphones while driving

    Since the replacement of section 439.1 of the Highway Safety Code by section 443.1, we have seen the important concern of the Quebec legislature to overcome the problem of distracted driving, particularly with regard to the use of cell phones. Indeed, this new article is more restrictive than its predecessor and its non-compliance leads to more severe penalties.

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  • Obligations of employers - Federal elections

    Laws and rules

    The Canadian federal election of 2019 will be held on October 21 to elect members of the Parliament of Canada. The date of October 21 is determined by the Canada Elections Act ("Act") which provides for fixed election dates. 

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  • Fuel refund

    Laws and rules

    In March, the Federation informed you of the new registration for the fuel refund. A webinar was organized by the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") and a PowerPoint presentation in English was sent to participants.

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  • Transportez vert program of Transition énergétique Québec

    Supplier members

    Transition énergétique Québec launched the Transportez vert Program in 2019 to help businesses, municipalities and public bodies implement actions that reduce the fuel consumption of their vehicles and, consequently, their GHG emissions.

    The objective of this component is to promote the use of technologies to improve energy efficiency while reducing GHG emissions in the transportation of people (long distance and school) and goods. As part of the program, the term "technology" includes vehicles, conversion sets, antirust or any other relevant technology.

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  • PEVL file - Now available in English

    Laws and rules

    Last July, the Société de l 'assurance automobile du Québec ("SAAQ") informed us, in a Relayeur publication, that it was now possible for owners and operators of heavy Quebec vehicles, doing business outside of the province of Quebec, to obtain upon request their PEVL file status in English.

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  • IMPORTANT SURVEY - VIOLENCE IN SCHOOL TRANSPORT

    School transport

    During the month of April 2019, the Federation of Bus Transporters (FTA) and the school transportation sector of the Federation of Public Service Employees of the CSN (FEESP-CSN) decided to engage in a to act on violence in the school bus sector.
     

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules

    Reminder of your rights and obligations in a chartered transport

    Me Sarah Routhier • Me Pierre-Olivier Ménard Dumas

    Some weeks have already passed since the end of the classes and the beginning of the summer period. And who says summer, says charter transport! It is therefore a good time to review its main rights and obligations under the Bus Transportation Regulations ("Regulations") as a carrier or bus driver for this type of movement.

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  • Temporary license - maximum 45 days

    Laws and rules

    In the middle of the summer, demand for shuttle services is increasing and, as a result, requests for subscription licenses. In fact, the Regulation respecting bus transportation states that:

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  • School bus to sell

    School transport

    Autobus scolaire 2018 à vendre

    Pour plus de détails, consulter la Zone membre sur le site internet de la Fédération, dans l'onglet "Services", Petites annonces. 

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  • Guide to recruit internationally

    Training

    Ms. Lydia Massimiani, project manager at Camo-route, recently presented the Guide INTERNATIONAL RECRUIT - EMPLOYER ROADMAP developed by Camo-route. The guide, which will be regularly updated, is available on the website (French only).

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  • Electronic "Logbook" will be mandatory in Canada as of June 2021

    Laws and rules

    After extensive industry consultation and after more than two years of waiting, the Regulations Amending the Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations ("Regulations") were published on June 12 in the Canada Gazette. Canada Part II, which will be effective from June 2021.

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