News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 5)

Supports for Small Business to Hire, Innovate

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Nova Scotians Honour Workers and Families on Day of Mourning

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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