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Nova Scotia Works Supports Job Seekers and Employers

Labour and Advanced Education

January 16, 2018 10:41 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Nova Scotia Works Supports Job Seekers and Employers
Since September 2016 more than 22,000 Nova Scotians have received employment services at one of the 49 Nova Scotia Works centres across the province.

Détectez la présence de monoxyde de carbone chez vous

Labour and Advanced Education

December 19, 2017 11:32 AM

TRAVAIL/ÉDUCATION POSTSECONDAIRE/AFFAIRES MUNICIPALES--Détectez la présence de monoxyde de carbone chez vous
On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais qu’ils doivent connaître les risques de l’empoisonnement au monoxyde de carbone.

Prevent Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Labour and Advanced Education

December 19, 2017 11:29 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION/MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Prevent Carbon Monoxide in Your Home
Nova Scotians are being reminded to be aware of the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Dépôt du rapport sur la prévention de la violence sexuelle sur les campus universitaires

Labour and Advanced Education

December 15, 2017 12:56 PM

TRAVAIL/ÉDUCATION POSTSECONDAIRE--Dépôt du rapport sur la prévention de la violence sexuelle sur les campus universitaires
Un rapport rendu public aujourd’hui 15 décembre fournit 10 recommandations pour aider à prévenir la violence sexuelle sur les campus des universités de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Le rapport, Changing the Culture of Acceptation (Changer la culture de l’acceptable), a été préparé par le Comité sur la prévention de la violence sexuelle.

Committee Releases Report on University Campus Sexual Violence Prevention

Labour and Advanced Education

December 15, 2017 12:45 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Committee Releases Report on University Campus Sexual Violence Prevention
A report released today, Dec. 15, provides 10 recommendations to help prevent sexual violence on Nova Scotia university campuses.

Westray Report Has Resulted in Safer Workplaces

Labour and Advanced Education

November 30, 2017 1:38 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Westray Report Has Resulted in Safer Workplaces
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Labi Kousoulis, Minister of Labour and Advanced Education.
Twenty-five years ago, the world watched while tragedy unfolded at the Westray Mine in Pictou County. It is a time that is permanently etched in our collective memory and was the impetus for making significant changes in workplace safety in Nova Scotia.

Place à la sécurité en ce début de la saison de la pêche au homard

Labour and Advanced Education

November 24, 2017 11:07 AM

TRAVAIL/ÉDUCATION POSTSECONDAIRE--Place à la sécurité en ce début de la saison de la pêche au homard
On encourage vivement les pêcheurs de homard du sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Écosse à faire preuve de prudence à l’occasion du début de leur saison de pêche lundi 27 novembre.

Safety Encouraged for Start of Lobster Season

Labour and Advanced Education

November 24, 2017 11:02 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Safety Encouraged for Start of Lobster Season
Lobster fishermen in southwestern Nova Scotia are urged to practise safety as they launch their fishing season on Monday, Nov. 27, known as Dumping Day.

Province to Invest in Manufacturing Sector

Labour and Advanced Education

November 23, 2017 3:18 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Province to Invest in Manufacturing Sector
Rural manufacturing businesses and export companies will have the chance to improve their competitiveness with a new Manufacturing Productivity Program.

Supports for Small Business to Hire, Innovate

Labour and Advanced Education

October 20, 2017 11:44 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Supports for Small Business to Hire, Innovate
Nova Scotia’s small businesses now have greater access to programs that help them hire new talent, improve their operations and build a stronger economy.

More Support for Businesses and Apprentices

Labour and Advanced Education

October 13, 2017 10:08 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--More Support for Businesses and Apprentices
Nova Scotia is embarking on a project that will make it easier for businesses to hire the skilled workers they need once the requirements for six more trades are streamlined across the Atlantic provinces.

Amendments Improve Access to PTSD Benefits

Labour and Advanced Education

September 27, 2017 1:16 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Amendments Improve Access to PTSD Benefits
Government is making it easier for front-line and emergency response workers diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to access benefits.

Bridgewater Resident Earns National Literacy Award

Labour and Advanced Education

September 8, 2017 9:31 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Bridgewater Resident Earns National Literacy Award
A graduate of the Bridgewater Adult High School is this year’s recipient of the Nova Scotia Council of the Federation Literacy Award.

Trades Tuition Fees Covered for Apprentices

Labour and Advanced Education

September 5, 2017 10:11 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Trades Tuition Fees Covered for Apprentices
Government will start covering the cost of tuition for apprentices returning to the classroom for their technical training this fall.

Minister’s Labour Day Message

Labour and Advanced Education

September 1, 2017 11:00 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Minister’s Labour Day Message
NOTE: The following is a message from Labour and Advanced Education Minister Labi Kousoulis.
As we head into Labour Day weekend, I welcome this opportunity to commemorate the hard-working Nova Scotians who contribute to our province’s communities and economy each and every day.

Tentative Agreement Reached in Labour Dispute

Labour and Advanced Education

August 5, 2017 5:18 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Tentative Agreement Reached in Labour Dispute
The Halifax Herald and the Halifax Typographical Union have reached a tentative agreement after two days of mediation.

Industrial Inquiry Commission to Help End Labour Dispute

Labour and Advanced Education

July 13, 2017 11:08 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Industrial Inquiry Commission to Help End Labour Dispute
An Industrial Inquiry Commission will start in August to help end a prolonged labour dispute between the Halifax Herald and the Halifax Typographical Union.

Nova Scotia Works Providing Information Sessions for Sears Workers

Labour and Advanced Education

July 7, 2017 11:33 AM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Nova Scotia Works Providing Information Sessions for Sears Workers
Employees impacted by the restructuring of Sears stores in Nova Scotia are invited to attend information sessions through Nova Scotia Works Centres to learn about available employment services and supports.

Province Awards 2017 Johnstone Scholarship

Labour and Advanced Education

June 28, 2017 7:02 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Province Awards 2017 Johnstone Scholarship
A Northeast Kings Education Centre student is the 2017 recipient of the Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship.

Changes to Occupational Health and Safety Act Now in Effect

Labour and Advanced Education

June 12, 2017 1:53 PM

LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Changes to Occupational Health and Safety Act Now in Effect
Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act that will help keep Nova Scotians safe at work take effect today, June 12.

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