Consolidation of Labour Relations Boards and Employment Tribunals

The Department of Labour and Workforce Development will be consolidating six adjudicative Boards which deal with labour relations and employment matters to form a new Labour Relations and Employment Board ("LREB"). The attached discussion paper is for the purpose of providing information regarding the establishment of the LREB and requesting your feedback regarding specific features that are being proposed for this new Board.

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If you are interested in responding to this paper with your comments, ideas and suggestions, please contact the Policy and Planning Branch of the Department of Labour and Workforce Development by email at or write to us at:

Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Workforce Development
Policy, Planning and Professional Services Branch
5151 Terminal Road, 6th Floor PO Box 697
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8
Fax (902) 424-0575

We can also be contacted toll free at 1-800-567-7544 or in the Halifax Dartmouth area at (902)-424-2366.

Please be advised that any personal information or opinions are being collected solely for the purposes of this consultation. Information collected is subject to the Nova Scotia Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Actand will only be used and disclosed in keeping with the provisions of thatAct. Personal information provided is subject to the privacy legislation in Nova Scotia. If you have any questions regarding the collection, use, or disclosure of the information provided please contact the departmental Information Access & Privacy Manager by phone (902) 424-8472 or email

In order for us to fully consider your comments, please contact us by September 24, 2010.

Thank you for taking the time to participate.