b'BUILDERS CODEIn June, SICA held the first regionalTournament, where she hosted a hole Builders Code training where Jolicoeurwith Mary-Jaye Salmon, SICA Senior facilitated training directed to businessHSE Safety Trainer and Consultant.executives and leaders and human resources personnel to explain whatHaving more than 50 companies sign the Builders Code is, how to use itsthe Builders Code pledge already, shows resources, the benefits of the programthat the construction sector in B.C. is and how to create a values-based cultureready for a culture shift, says Jolicoeur. in their businesses.If you want to learn how thebusiness managers, site supervisorsJolicoeur has also been meeting withBuilders Code tools and supportand foremen (coming soon) construction employers face-to-facecan help you attract and retainindividually, and at events such asemployees, please contact me atcontractor breakfasts in Kelownadiane.jolicoeur@builderscode.ca or at Crew training app (coming soon) and Kamloops and the SICA Golf250-300-8105. Recognition: employer scorecards and awardsDont be a Tool ad campaign Its expected that Builders Code employers will benefit from higher employee retention rates resulting in lower training costs and will earn a reputation for fair and equal treatment that will help to recruit skilled workers and market their business.One of the programs most valuable assets are the Builders Code Advisors: HR specialists who are familiar with the construction industry and available to help employers who want to proactively define their workplace culture with a new policy or address active diversity or harassment issues on their worksites, but dont have the human resources personnel or expertise to move forward with confidence.The Builders Code Advisor for the Southern Interior region is Kelowna-based Diane Jolicoeur. She has an extensive background in employee relations, specialized recruitment, and human resources strategy and development. Shes also a certified professional coach and advisor in career transition and displacement, and serves as coach and mentor to Okanagan College Women in Trades Training.TWO GREAT BRANDSAs important as it is to find goodONE CONVENIENT LOCATIONpeople to hire, its even more important to keep them once youve got them, says Jason Henderson, CEO of SICA. If youre a contractor and dont have anAuthorized Bobcat & Doosan DealerHR policy yet, or need to update yours,585 Cree Road, Kamloopsor could use some guidance managingwww.WESTERRAEQUIPMENT.comhazing, bullying or harassment issues in1.888.713.GRITyour crew, Diane is here to help.SICA CONSTRUCTION REVIEWFall 201921'