Definition : Commission des normes, de l'équité,de la santé et de la sécurité du travail

Government agency who promotes labour rights and obligations. It ensures that quebec workers and employers respect it.

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May 3, 2022- The duty of maintenance and conservation of the building that falls to the administrators of a co-ownership involves one day doing business with construction contractors. Whether it is to replace the roof, renovate the entrance hall or repair brick siding and masonry, it is important to be vigilant when awarding such contracts, given their often very high costs. As agents of the syndicate, directors must act with caution, in order to protect the interests of the community of co-owners. This translates into various rules that should be followed, especially when the work is important:  
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Questions  : Can co-owners or occupants of the building be authorized by the board of directors to carry out voluntary work (such as painting the corridors, washing the windows, laying out a small gravel path, etc.), in short, limiting the number of contractors for the maintenance of the building, and this to save several thousand dollars each year?  And if this is possible, what are the consequences?  When it comes to liability insurance, is this type of risk covered? In terms of occupational health and safety, does this type of activity entail risks for the syndicate?  And in the event of an accident, what are the consequences for our volunteers?
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November 18, 2021- When it comes to hiring labour in a co-ownership, many directors think that it would be simpler and less expensive if it were provided by contract that the janitor, for example, would be considered a "self-employed". By doing so, it would not be appropriate to deduct deductions for tax purposes, or contributions to Employment Insurance or the Québec Pension Plan (QPP) at source.  In addition, it is believed that this avoids red tape and contributions to the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST). In short, it costs less and everyone is happy...
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Le harcèlement des employés d'une copropriété peut être commis par un gestionnaire, des administrateurs et même des copropriétaires. Cette webradio traite du sujet, en exposant, notamment, les situations critiques qui pourraient mettre un syndicat de copropriétaires dans le pétrin.
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1er novembre 2018 - Encore de nouvelles obligations pour les syndicats de copropriétaires, dites-vous? Eh bien, oui!, si vous avez des employés. Mais si ça peut vous rassurer, ces nouvelles obligations s’adressent aussi à tous les employeurs québécois, sans exception…
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La décriminalisation de la marijuana, en octobre 2018, est encore un sujet de controverse dans nombre de copropriétés québécoises. Elle oppose les copropriétaires favorables à cette mesure à ceux qui s’y objectent farouchement, notamment en raison de la propagation d’odeurs et des dangers inhérents à la fumée secondaire.
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Managing a co-ownership requires accounting and financial skills. If the manager masters them, he will be able, under the supervision of the board of directors, to play a crucial role in the proper operation of the immovable. For instance, he will know how to balance budgets and manage efficiently the funds of the co-ownership such as monitoring contracts with various service providers, the payroll (salary of the janitor) and the work to be done in the short, medium and long term. A review of the various financial tasks that could be entrusted to the co-ownership manager.  
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14 août 2010- Un syndicat de copropriété, en tant qu’employeur, doit prendre les moyens raisonnables pour prévenir le harcèlement psychologique parmi ses employés et, lorsqu’une telle conduite est portée à sa connaissance, pour la faire cesser.
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8 avril 2010- Pour remplir sa mission d’entretien de l’immeuble, un syndicat de copropriété va parfois procéder à l’embauche de concierges, surveillants, commis à l’administration. Ces employés disposent des mêmes droits que tout autre salarié, dont le droit à des conditions de travail ne mettant pas en danger leur santé, sécurité ou dignité.
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