News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 22)

Commentaires invités sur le congé pour assister à la cérémonie de citoyenneté

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Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à soumettre leurs commentaires au sujet d'une proposition visant à offrir un congé, en vertu du code des normes de travail (Labour Standards Code), qui permettrait aux immigrants d'assister à leur cérémonie de citoyenneté.

Province Seeks Feedback on Citizenship Leave

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Nova Scotians are invited to comment on a proposal to introduce a leave under the Labour Standards Code for immigrants to attend their citizenship ceremonies.

La Province souhaite obtenir des commentaires sur le projet de règlement concernant la loi sur l'apprentissage des adultes

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Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à réagir à un projet de règlement concernant la loi sur l'apprentissage des adultes (Adult Learning Act).

Province Seeks Feedback on Proposed Adult Learning Act Regulations

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Nova Scotians are invited to respond to proposed regulations for the Adult Learning Act.

Provincial Government Employees Kick Off United Way Campaign

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Provincial government employees kicked off their annual United Way campaign today, Oct. 5, with the goal of raising $475,000.

Le salaire minimum augmentera le 1er octobre

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Les Néo-Écossais sont invités à prendre note que le salaire minimum augmentera le samedi 1er octobre pour passer à 10 $ l’heure. Il est actuellement de 9,65 $ et cela représente donc une augmentation de 3,6 pour 100.

Minimum Wage to Increase Oct. 1

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Nova Scotians are reminded that the minimum wage is increasing to $10 per hour on Saturday, Oct. 1. This is a 3.6 per cent increase from the present rate of $9.65.

Province, NSCAD Move To Protect Fine Arts Education

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The province and NSCAD University are working together to ensure a strong and sustainable future for fine arts education in the province.

Nova Scotians Ready to Show Skills to the World

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Five Nova Scotians will be part of the Canadian team at an international skills competition for persons with disabilities in Seoul, South Korea.

Adult Learners, Literacy Organizations, Volunteers Honoured

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Adult learners, and the literacy organizations and volunteers who support them, were honoured today, Sept. 8, International Literacy Day.

$800,000 Invested in the Non-profit and Voluntary Sector

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Voluntary sector and non-profit organizations across the province are improving their operations to better serve their communities with help from government funding.

Staying Cool on the Job

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Nova Scotians are reminded to take precautions at work during the hotter days of summer. Both employers and employees should be mindful of the signs of heat stress and take measures to prevent it.

Fair, Safe Student Summer Jobs, Op-ed

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Most students have wrapped up school terms and turned their attention to vacations and summer jobs.

2011 Johnstone Scholarship Awarded

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Lockview High Grade 12 student Jennifer Yakamovich of Fall River, Halifax Regional Municipality, will receive the $6,000 Dr. P. Anthony Johnstone Memorial Entrance Scholarship for 2011.

Congratulations to Adult Learners, Class of 2011

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More than 500 adult learners will cross the stage this month to receive high school diplomas, bringing the total number to 4,200 graduates since the Nova Scotia School for Adult Learning (NSSAL) began in 2001.

Minister Makes Annotated Gaming Study Available

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The province has released an annotated version of a flawed 2009 study into the socio-economic impact of gaming.

Province Takes Steps to Improve Fire Safety Inspections

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The province will inspect 17 hospitals and 131 schools with elementary students in the next six to 12 months to improve fire safety inspections in Nova Scotia.

Labour Board Chair, Vice-Chair Named

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On June 13, Douglas Ruck will be the first chair of Nova Scotia's new Labour Board and Peter Darby will be appointed as a vice-chair, Minister of Labour and Advanced Education Marilyn More announced today, May 31.

Department Will Address All Auditor General Recommendations

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Government will act on all 25 recommendations related to the Office of the Fire Marshal contained in the auditor general's semi-annual report released today, May 18, said Labour and Advanced Education Minister Marilyn More.

Demandes acceptées pour le financement du secteur bénévole

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Les organismes à but non lucratif peuvent maintenant obtenir de l'aide pour attirer et développer une main-d'œuvre robuste, améliorant ainsi leur capacité d'offrir des programmes et des services à l'échelle de la province.