News releases from Labour and Advanced Education (Page 8)

Amendments Strengthen Occupational Health and Safety Act

Labour and Advanced Education

Amendments introduced today, April 26, will strengthen the Occupational Health and Safety Act and help keep Nova Scotians safe at work.

Des fournisseurs sont choisis pour administrer le nouveau système de services d'emploi

Labour and Advanced Education

La Province est un peu plus près d'augmenter le nombre de travailleurs de première ligne qui aident les Néo-Écossais à se trouver un emploi.

Providers Selected to Lead New Employment Services System

Labour and Advanced Education

The province is one step closer to increasing the number of frontline workers who help Nova Scotians find jobs.

St. Francis Xavier University Graduate Students Receive Scholarships

Labour and Advanced Education

Graduate students at Nova Scotia universities have been awarded scholarships to help them stay in the province to do research that could lead to new products and more opportunities.

Minimum Wage Increasing April 1

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia's minimum wage is increasing in line with the cost of living.

Un groupe de travail sur la transition pour aider les élèves à réussir

Labour and Advanced Education / Education and Early Childhood Development

Un nouveau groupe de travail s’efforce de déterminer et de se pencher sur les défis qu’affrontent les élèves qui passent du secondaire au niveau postsecondaire ou qui se dirigent vers une formation ou la population active.

Transition Task Force Working to Help Students Succeed

Labour and Advanced Education / Education and Early Childhood Development

A new task force is focused on identifying and addressing the challenges students face as they move from high school to post-secondary education, training or the workforce.

Dalhousie Graduate Students Receive Scholarships

Labour and Advanced Education

Graduate students at Nova Scotia universities have been awarded scholarships to help them stay in the province to do research that could lead to new products and more opportunities.

New Chair Appointed to Workers' Compensation Board

Labour and Advanced Education

The province has appointed Rodney Burgar as the new chair of the Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Board.

Apprentices Across the Country Can Now Train More Easily

Labour and Advanced Education

Apprentices can now move between provinces and territories more easily to complete their training.

Nova Scotia and British Columbia Work Together to Meet Labour Needs

Labour and Advanced Education

Nova Scotia and British Columbia have formalized an agreement to enhance partnerships across their shipbuilding and marine industries, and increase the mobility of apprentices.

New Policy Provides More Training Opportunities for Apprentices

Labour and Advanced Education

Government is launching a procurement pilot to encourage businesses to hire apprentices in Nova Scotia.

Government, Junior Achievement to Arm Students with More Information

Labour and Advanced Education

Government will work with Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia to deliver student assistance information to students across the province, starting in Grade 9.

Minister Offers Condolences to Family of Deceased Fisherman

Labour and Advanced Education

Minister of Labour and Advanced Education Kelly Regan is sending condolences to the family and friends of a fisherman who died today, Nov. 30, while fishing in the waters off Yarmouth.

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 30 novembre.

Lobster Fishermen Reminded of 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. 30.

Meilleurs services d’emploi pour les chercheurs d’emploi et les employeurs

Labour and Advanced Education

Le gouvernement a rencontré 51 partenaires aujourd’hui, 23 novembre, afin d’entamer le remaniement du système de services d’emploi qui aide les Néo-Écossais à se trouver un emploi.

Better Employment Services for Job Seekers and Employers

Labour and Advanced Education

Government met with 51 partners today, Nov. 23, to begin the overhaul of the employment services system that helps Nova Scotians find jobs.

Workplace Safety is a Priority

Labour and Advanced Education

Occupational Health and Safety officers visited more than 50 work sites over the last few weeks to keep fall protection a priority.

Changes Enhance Protection of Workers

Labour and Advanced Education

Changes to the Labour Standards Code will clarify and enhance protections for employees who make inquiries or provide information to Labour Standards officials.