Application for Variance : NS Labour and Advanced Education, Employment Rights

Application for a Variance - Hours of Labour (Period of Rest)


To apply for a period of rest that is different from the 24 consecutive hours in a period of seven days, required by Subsections (1) and (2) of Section 66 of the Labour Standards Code of Nova Scotia:


  1. Complete the online form below. Fields marked with * are required fields.
  2. Submit online, or fax/mail a copy of your printout to:

    Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education
    5151 Terminal Road
    PO Box 697
    Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2T8
    Toll-Free: 1-888-315-0110 (Nova Scotia only)
    Telephone: 902-424-4311
    Fax: (902) 424-0648

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Application Date:  

Applicant Information

Nature and Description of Work

Proposed Schedule of Work and Rest

Note: You may be asked to provide, separate from this application, the names and signatures of affected workers indicating their consent.


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