Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s economy is rooted in fisheries, tourism, and manufacturing. The cost of living is moderate with affordable housing, while wages tend to be slightly lower than the national average.

Checklist of Essential HR Policies for Nova Scotia

The policies every employer operating in Nova Scotia must have. […]

Nova Scotia Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 3 days. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled […]

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Parental Leave Compliance Game Plan

12 steps for complying with employment standards law parental leave requirements.

Payroll Deduction Authorization Form

PAYROLL DEDUCTION AUTHORIZATION FORM Employee Information: Employee Name: Employee ID: Department: [...]

CPP Changes Memo

CANADA PENSION PLAN Update To: All Employees From: [Your Name/Position] Date: [Date] Subject: [...]

Statutory Holidays – Know The Laws Of Your Province

Six of Canada’s 14 jurisdictions—Federal, BC, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Prince Edward [...]

2024 Statutory Holidays

Adjust your work schedules accordingly. Here’s a list of each jurisdiction’s statutory holidays in [...]

When Do Racial Jokes Create a Toxic Work Environment?

Racially offensive language is discriminatory even if it’s meant to be good natured joking. It [...]

Post-Employment References Policy

Here’s a post-employment references policy template that you can adapt with the help of your lawyer [...]

Nova Scotia Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 3 days. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time. Entitled to 2 [...]

Pay Transparency Policy

Pay transparency has become the hottest thing in new HR lawmaking. Even if not currently required [...]

2023 Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada

Minimum Wage Rates Across Canada, as of Oct 1, 2023 FEDERAL General Minimum Wage: $16.65 per hour [...]

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