Association de la construction du Québec

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Labour Relations

For the past 20 years the ACQ, via its Labour Relations department, has represented the approximately 17,000 employers in the Institutional-Commercial & Industrial (IC/I) sectors as the management-side collective bargaining agent.

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OUR MANDATES ARISING FROM ACT R-20 AND ITS REGULATIONS

  1. Negotiating collective agreements in the Institutional-Commercial & Industrial sectors
  2. Informing employers about their legal and regulatory obligations
  3. Representing employers before various industry stakeholders
  4. Intervening with the various industry committees in matters of vocational training and workforce management to promote development of a skilled labour force that meets the needs of employers

WHAT WE OFFER YOU

Our labour relations specialists help you find answers to questions concerning the interpretation of collective agreements, Act R-20 and its regulations, as well as trade jurisdictions.

  • Hourly wage rates, payroll and taxation

    Hourly wage rates are made available in part to help you determine labour costs. You will also find useful information on payroll processing, along with practical documentation intended to guide you in your daily operations.

    For further details, please click on the button below. You will be redirected to the Web page entitled Grilles des taux horaires, paie et fiscalité (in French only).

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  • Negotiation of collective agreements

    The ACQ is the employer agent responsible for negotiating collective agreements for all contractors in the institutional-commercial and industrial (IC/I) sectors. Stay informed by reading articles, news reports and press releases issued by the Direction des relations du travail (Labour relations department).

    For further details, please click on the button below. You will be redirected to the Web page entitled Négociation des conventions collectives (in French only).

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  • Legal Defence and Appeals

    Our labor relations advisors assist you in cases of violation reports, grievances or salary claims brought by the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ).

    For further details, please click on the button below. You will be redirected to the Web page entitled Défense juridique et recours (in French only).

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  • Consulting services and trainings

    Our labour relations specialists are available to guide you and answer your questions concerning the application of collective agreements, mobility and labour management, recources and the management of disciplinary measures, practical workshops offered to employers across the province, and much more.

    For further details, please click on the button below. You will be redirected to the Web page entitled Services-conseils et formations (in French only).

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  • Collective agreements

    Collective agreements include numerous provisions governing working conditions for employees. Our labour relations advisors are available to help you make optimal use of the provisions set out in the collective agreements.

    For further details, please click on the button below. You will be redirected to the Web page entitled Conventions collectives IC/I (in French only).

    To find out more (FR)

  • Laws and regulations

    The ACQ makes its expertise available in order to keep you informed about major legislative and regulatory amendments and their impacts on your company.

    For further details, please click on the button below. You will be redirected to the Web page entitled Lois et règlements (in French only).

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  • Integration of women

    The integration of women into the construction industry presents a challenge that the ACQ is proud to undertake, with programs and concrete actions aimed at facilitating the retention of women on work sites.

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  • Cannabis

    Many construction contractors are concerned about the impact that the legalization of cannabis will have on work sites. What can you do to be properly prepared?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our labour relations specialists have the answers to some questions you may have, based on various themes.

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