September 28, 2017 – Rekona Auto Ltd.

Contravention: Person employing or otherwise engaging an individual to perform work or engage in a practice that constitutes engaging in the practice of a compulsory trade without proper qualifications, contrary to section 4 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (OCTAA).

Summary: On September 28, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted a follow-up inspection at Rekona Auto Ltd. located at 301 Danforth Road, Toronto ON. The inspectors determined that one individual employed by Rekona Auto Ltd. was performing auto body repairs by welding a new roof onto a motor vehicle, while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of auto body and collision damage repairer (310B) that is not suspended, and while he was not an apprentice in the trade working pursuant to a registered training agreement that is not suspended.

Notice of Contravention: On September 28, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Rekona Auto Ltd., of Toronto, setting out an administrative penalty of $500. Rekona Auto Ltd. Had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to it in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.

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