Labour and Advanced Education

The Department of Labour and Advanced Education works to provide fairness, safety and prosperity for all Nova Scotians by helping them live, learn and work to their highest potential. LEARN MORE
Changing the Culture of Acceptance

Employment support update

In light of the recent closure of Sydney’s Servicom Call Centre, our Nova Scotia Works Centres are here to help the employees who have lost their jobs.

 
 
Changing the Culture of Acceptance

Domestic Violence Leave course

Learn about the new leave under the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Code that will allow employees to take time off from work when dealing with domestic violence.

 
 
Changing the Culture of Acceptance

Changing the Culture of Acceptance

Includes recommendations to support Nova Scotia universities in advancing their efforts to prevent sexual violence on campus.

 
 
Transition Task Force Report

Transition Task Force Report

The Transition Task Force report contains 15 recommendations to help youth get the training and education they need to find meaningful work in Nova Scotia.

 
 

Employment Services Centres

Employment services are changing to serve you better.

 
 
Have you witnessed something unsafe in a workplace? Tell us. Please call 1-800-952-2687 or email ohsdivision@gov.ns.ca, available 24/7.

24 Hour Response Line

Have you witnessed something unsafe in a workplace? Tell us. Please call 1-800-952-2687 or email ohsdivision@gov.ns.ca, available 24/7.