News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 6)

Nova Scotians Honour Workers and Families on Day of Mourning

Labour and Advanced Education / Workers' Compensation Board

Nova Scotians will honour workers killed or injured on the job at Day of Mourning ceremonies across the province today, April 28.

Amendments Make It Easier for Emergency Response Workers to Access PTSD Benefits

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is making it easier for emergency response workers diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to access benefits.

Changes to Occupational Health and Safety Act Take Effect in June

Labour and Advanced Education

Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act that will help keep Nova Scotians safe at work will take effect on June 12.

Funding Announced for Richmond County Literacy Network

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is investing $25,000 for the Richmond County Literacy Network to support residents in Richmond and Inverness counties.

Pilot Program Helps Post-Secondary Students Connect to Jobs

Labour and Advanced Education

A new pilot program will help post-secondary students connect with local businesses, gain experience, and find good jobs in Nova Scotia after graduation.

More Graduates Get Help to Launch Their Careers in Nova Scotia

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is enhancing the Graduate to Opportunity program to encourage more businesses to hire women, people with disabilities and other diverse graduates.

Nova Scotia Celebrates National Co-operative Education Week

Labour and Advanced Education

National Co-operative Education Week kicks off today, March 20, and Nova Scotia is joining the celebration by highlighting the benefits of co-op.

Des fonds pour rapprocher les jeunes Néo-Écossais et les entreprises

Labour and Advanced Education

Un plus grand nombre de jeunes gens et de nouveaux arrivants en Nouvelle-Écosse auront l’occasion d’entrer en contact avec des chefs de file communautaires et d’entreprises dans l’ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Funding Helps Young Nova Scotians Connect with Businesses

Labour and Advanced Education

More young people and newcomers to Nova Scotia will have the opportunity to connect with business and community leaders in Western Nova Scotia.

Students Connect Learning to Community Projects

Labour and Advanced Education

Students are taking their skills out of the classroom to support community projects and gain hands-on experience.

Des stages aident de jeunes Néo-Écossais à obtenir de l'expérience et à stimuler l'innovation

Labour and Advanced Education

Un plus grand nombre d'étudiants universitaires obtiendront l'expérience dont ils ont besoin pour lancer leur carrière en Nouvelle-Écosse.

Internships Help Young Nova Scotians Gain Experience, Spur Innovation

Labour and Advanced Education

More university students will get the experience they need to start their careers in Nova Scotia.

Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia's minimum wage is increasing April 1 to keep pace with the cost of living.

Government Works to Improve Health Care Workplace Safety

Labour and Advanced Education

Occupational health and safety officers are working with health-care workers to raise awareness about strain, sprain and inflammation injury prevention.

Le gouvernement élimine les frais des tests du GED et améliore l’accès aux soutiens

Labour and Advanced Education

Depuis le 1er janvier 2017, les Néo-Écossais peuvent obtenir leur General Education Diploma (GED) gratuitement.

Government Eliminates Fee for GED Testing and Improves Access to Supports

Labour and Advanced Education

As of Jan. 1, 2017, Nova Scotians can get their General Education Diploma (GED) for free.

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION–-Statement from Minister

Labour and Advanced Education

I received a letter from Premier Stephen McNeil asking that I, as labour minister, request the two parties involved in the teachers' labour negotiations return to the bargaining table.

New Labour Board Chair Appointed

Labour and Advanced Education

Karen Hollett, a senior legal professional with 25 years of experience, has been appointed chair of Nova Scotia's Labour Board.

On rappelle aux pêcheurs de homard de faire preuve de prudence en ce début de saison

Labour and Advanced Education

On rappelle aux pêcheurs de homard du sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse de faire preuve de prudence pendant cette saison de pêche qui débute le lundi 28 novembre, journée où les casiers seront mis à l’eau.

Lobster Fishermen Reminded to Practise Safety as Season Starts

Labour and Advanced Education

Lobster fishermen in southwest Nova Scotia are reminded to stay safe as they launch the start of their season Monday, Nov. 28, commonly known as Dumping Day.