News releases from Labour and Workforce Development (To Jan. 7) (Page 1)

New Glasgow Labour and Workforce Development Offices Move

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The Department of Labour and Workforce Development's New Glasgow offices for Apprenticeship, Skills Development, Employment Nova Scotia and Occupational Health and Safety have moved to a new location:

Partners Continue To Promote Workplace Safety

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Most Nova Scotians expect they will return home from work safe and sound. While this is true for most, 21 people died at work in 2010.

New Glasgow Occupational Health and Safety Office Moves

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The Department of Labour and Workforce Development's Occupational Health and Safety office relocated Wednesday, Dec. 22, to a new location:

Remember Fire Safety During the Holiday Season

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With the temperature dropping and holiday decorations going up, Nova Scotians are urged to take care and keep safety front and centre.

Funding Announced for Aboriginal Training Project

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Members of the Mi'kmaq community in Millbrook will be better prepared for jobs in their community because of $288,600 in funding from the province.

Le gouvernement provincial dépose une loi sur la formation des adultes

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Améliorer la qualité de vie des Néo-Écossais en accroissant leur littératie et leurs compétences essentielles : voilà l'objectif du projet de loi sur la formation des adultes (Adult Learning Act) déposé à l’Assemblée législative aujourd’hui, 2 décembre.

Province Introduces Adult Learning Act

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Improving the quality of life for Nova Scotians by increasing literacy and essential skills is the goal of the proposed Adult Learning Act tabled in the House of Assembly today, Dec. 2.

Province Clarifies Role of Arbitrators

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Employers and unionized employees will benefit as the province clarifies the role and authority of arbitrators in resolving grievance disputes.

Province Updates Workplace Safety Legislation

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Employers and employees will benefit from updated workplace safety legislation in Nova Scotia.

Changes Proposed To Improve Labour Relations

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The province introduced an act today, Nov. 19, to improve labour relations.

Une initiative pour soutenir le secteur bénévole

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La ministre du Travail et du Développement de la main-d'oeuvre et ministre responsable du secteur bénévole, Marilyn More, a annoncé aujourd'hui, 4 novembre, une nouvelle initiative destinée à soutenir les 5 800 organismes du secteur bénévole de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Program to Support Voluntary Sector

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A new initiative to support Nova Scotia's 5,800 voluntary sector organizations was announced today, Nov. 4, by Marilyn More, Minister of the Voluntary Sector and Labour and Workforce Development.

Les ministres lancent une campagne d'alphabétisation des adultes

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L'amélioration de la qualité de vie par l'augmentation du degré d'alphabétisme et le perfectionnement des compétences essentielles est l'objectif d'une nouvelle campagne de sensibilisation dévoilée par le Conseil atlantique des ministres de l'Éducation et de la Formation, aujourd'hui 1er novembre.

Ministers Launch Adult Literacy Campaign

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Improving quality of life by increasing literacy and essential skills is the goal of a new awareness campaign launched by the Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training today, Nov. 1.

Volunteerism Moving to Labour and Workforce Development

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Nova Scotia's 5,800 voluntary sector organizations will be better supported now that resources have been shifted to the department of Labour and Workforce Development.

Province Invests in Windmill Blade Training Program

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The provincial government is investing in the jobs of tomorrow.

Kentville Labour and Workforce Development Offices Move

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The Department of Labour and Workforce Development's Kentville offices for adult education, apprenticeship and workplace education have moved from the NSCC Kingstec Campus to:

New Blasting Safety Training Courses Available

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Nova Scotians working with explosives will now benefit from new blasting safety courses.

Heroes in the Community Celebrated

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Heroes in communities across Nova Scotia are being honored today, Oct. 8, by Premier Darrell Dexter as he declares it Volunteer Fire Service Recognition Day.

Une nouvelle pile peut vous sauver la vie

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Être attentif et suivre quelques mesures de précaution pourraient sauver des vies.