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Contact Labour Standards Division : NS Labour and Advanced Education

Labour Standards is moving to a new location

The Labour Standards office is scheduled to move to the Maritime Centre at the end of March 2017. If you are planning to visit the office around the end of March, or beginning of April, please contact us beforehand to confirm our location. You can reach us by phone at 902-424-4311 or 1-888-315-0110 (toll free within NS). You can also reach us by email at

Our new civic address will be:
1505 Barrington Street, 3rd Floor North
Halifax, NS B3J 3K5

Our mailing address will not change:
Labour Standards Division
PO BOX 697
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8

Inquiries About Employment Rights

By Phone

Toll free within NS: 1-888-315-0110
Tel: 902-424-4311
Fax: 902-424-0648


By Email

Secure Enquiry Form


By Mail

Labour Standards Division
PO Box 697
Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3J 2T8


Administrative Inquiries

Phone: 902-424-5637

Halifax Office Staff

Director: Lynn Hartley

Administrative Assistant to the Director: Sara Currie

Chief Labour Standards Officer: Kathy Franck

Information and Early Resolution Officer: Jennifer Hobbs

Research and Awareness Officer: Claire Heisler

Inquiries Officer: Thane Paris

Labour Standards Officers

Mark Axhorn

Matt Cox

Michael David

Edwina Doucet

Ruth Fraser

Maureen Kirkpatrick

Deanna Marshall

Sandra McDougall

Anne Mitchell

Sarah Poirier

Lori Prest

Nathan Saruk

Starla Sheppard

Jennifer Smith

Nova Scotia Foreign Worker Program

Foreign Worker Program Inquiries

Toll free within NS: 1-888-315-0110
Tel: 902-424-4311