The Labour Standards Code of Nova Scotia requires that employees be given at least 24 consecutive hours off in every seven day period. The offshore petroleum sector and some others are exempt from this requirement.
Employers who are conducting special projects or undertakings may apply for a temporary exemption from this requirement.
Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education
5151 Terminal Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2T8
Toll-Free: 1-888-315-0110 (Nova Scotia only)
Fax: (902) 424-0648
If you have any questions, please contact Labour Standards.