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  • Grand Défi Pierre Lavoie - La grande récompense

    Your Federation

    La Grande Récompense arrive! Les écoles gagnantes seront bientôt connues.

    Les transporteurs scolaires qui œuvrent auprès de ces écoles seront contactés pour l’organisation du transport des élèves vers le Stade olympique et la Ronde, les 15 et 16 juin prochain.

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  • Entry into force of Bill 10, An Act to amend the Pay Equity ...

    Laws and rules

    On May 10, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada declared unconstitutional certain articles of the Pay Equity Act, CQLR c E-12.001 ("Act"), because they created a discriminatory regime against women by not providing for the correction salary differences from the actual date of the events leading to these differences.

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  • Stein Monast informs you...

    Laws and rules

    Hit and run: Bonds and consequences
    By the transport law team of Stein Monast Avocats: Me Félix-Antoine Blais • Me Camille Couture • Me Pierre-Olivier Ménard Dumas • Me Sarah Routhier

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  • Signature of the round safety report

    Laws and rules

    As a follow-up to the presentation of the Legal Affairs Branch at the last Provincial Council and in response to several recent questions from carriers, the Federation wishes to make a brief reminder regarding the safety round report, particularly regarding the person designated by the operator to perform this round (we refer you to the booklet of the Federation).

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  • Psychological and sexual harassment: what are the employers' obligations?

    Laws and rules

    Since June 1, 2004, the Act respecting labor standards ("Act") provides for the right of all employees to work in a workplace free of psychological harassment and imposes 2 obligations on employers. Indeed, they must (i) take reasonable steps to prevent any harassment (psychological and sexual) and also (ii) to stop any reported situation.

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  • The Federation works for you...

    Your Federation

    The work of the Federation towards its members takes many forms. She represents them on various committees related to the transportation of people. It works with its partners to ensure that carriers are as knowledgeable as possible about everything related to their industry.

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  • Aires de vérifications des freins

    Laws and rules

    L’article 292 du Code de la sécurité routière prévoit ceci :

    « 292. Le conducteur d’un véhicule lourd doit vérifier l’état des freins de son véhicule lorsqu’une signalisation appropriée indique un arrêt obligatoire à une aire de vérification des freins. »

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  • Annonce des dates pour la période de dégel

    Laws and rules

    Les dates de la période de dégel pour les trois zones du Québec ont été annoncées le 20 mars dernier :

    • Zone 1: du 25 mars au 24 mai
    • Zone 2: du 1er avril au 31 mai
    • Zone 3: du 1er avril au 31 mai
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  • La Boucle 2019 - Grand défi Pierre Lavoie

    Miscellaneous

    As every year, the Grans Défi Pierre Lavoie organization sends us information about the street closures that will be caused by the La Boucle event taking place this year in Drummondville and surrounding areas on Saturday, June 15, 2019.

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  • Départ à la retraite – Sylvie Thibault

    Your Federation

    La Fédération vous annonce aujourd’hui le départ d’un membre de longue date de l’équipe de la permanence.

    Après 26 ans de loyaux services auprès des membres transporteurs, l’heure de la retraite a sonné pour madame Sylvie Thibault qui nous quittera le 14 février prochain.

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  • Launch of the 31st Did you see me? campaign

    Security

    The campaign Did you see me? was officially launched by the Federation on February 4 at the Charlesbourg Transportation Training Center, with the presence of Mr. Claude Reid, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transport, our spokesperson Mathis and all partners in the campaign .

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  • Changement de visuel des véhicules des contrôleurs routiers

    Miscellaneous

    Dans Le Relayeur du 22 janvier dernier, la Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) annonçait la venue des nouveaux modèles de véhicules de patrouille des contrôleurs routiers, passant du blanc au noir et blanc.

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  • Bus priority lights

    Laws and rules

    Major changes have been made to the bus priority lamp standard. The change of meaning concerns the fire consisting of the white vertical band. It once told bus drivers that all movements were allowed. However, since January 1, 2019, this same fire only allows the movement straight.

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  • Child booster seat

    Laws and rules

    Significant changes have been made to the Code de la sécurité routière. These new measures, including the child booster seat, stem from Bill 165 - Loi modifiant le Code de sécurité routière et d’autres dispositions passed in April 2018.

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  • Transfer of responsibility to the MTQ

    Laws and rules

    The mandate of the Société de l'assurance automobile to issue special traffic permits for non-standard vehicles will be entrusted to the Ministère des Transports effective February 11. This legislation will come into force eleven years after being legislated.

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  • Reminder: Amendments to the Act respecting labor standards

    Laws and rules

    Le 12 juin 2018, le Projet de loi no 176 intitulé « Loi modifiant la Loi sur les normes du travail et d’autres dispositions législatives afin principalement de faciliter la conciliation famille-travail » (ci-après nommée la « Loi modifiée ») a été adopté à l’Assemblée nationale.

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  • Stop at flashing lights - A new informative video

    Security

    One of the goals of the school bus safety campaign is to educate road users about the importance of stopping when flashing school bus lights are activated. That said, some situations may seem ambiguous for motorists and cyclists.

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