How do I contact the Labour board in Nova Scotia?

If you work in a non-union workplace and have questions about hours of labour and breaks, deductions from pay, minimum wage, vacation pay, holiday pay, overtime, etc., you need to contact the Labour Standards Division by phone at 902-424-4311 or toll free at 1-888-315-0110.

How do I contact the Labour board in Nova Scotia?

If you work in a non-union workplace and have questions about hours of labour and breaks, deductions from pay, minimum wage, vacation pay, holiday pay, overtime, etc., you need to contact the Labour Standards Division by phone at 902-424-4311 or toll free at 1-888-315-0110.

How do I file a complaint with the Labor Board of Canada?

Please call the 1-800-641-4049 for enquiries or to make an appointment to meet with a Labour Program Officer. For information regarding employment standards and/or for assistance in filing a complaint please call 1-800-641-4049 or email NA-ERO-GD@labour-travail.gc.ca.

How many hours is considered full time in Nova Scotia?

Typically, employers consider 30 to 40 hours per week full-time. However, the exact number of work hours varies depending on your employer. The Canada Labour Code contains a guideline of standard hours, which describes a period of eight hours a day to a total of 40 hours per week.

What is severance pay in Nova Scotia?

Generally, severance pay is equal to one week’s pay for every year you worked, to a maximum of 26 weeks of pay.

What is Canadian labor board?

The Canada Industrial Relations Board ( CIRB ) is an independent, representational, quasi-judicial tribunal responsible for the interpretation and administration of Part I (Industrial Relations) and certain provisions of Part II (Occupational Health and Safety) and Part III (Labour Standards) of the Canada Labour Code.

How do I report unfair Labour practice?

Unfair labour practices must be reported to the CCMA using the LRA 7.11 form, which is downloadable from the CCMA website. The form must be completed and handed in to the Regional Office of the CCMA in the area where the dispute originated.

Can an employer force you to work overtime in Nova Scotia?

Unlike other provinces, which require overtime pay after 40 or 44 hours worked in a week, Nova Scotia’s overtime threshold is 48 hours. This means that employees are entitled to 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for any hours worked in excess of 48 hours in a week.

What is the shortest shift you can work in NS?

Are there a minimum number of hours of work for which I must pay an employee? If an employee is called in to work and isn’t required to work at least three hours, the employer must either: Let the employee work for three hours, or.

How much notice must an employer give?

At least one week’s notice if they’ve been employed by you for longer than a month up to two years. At least two weeks’ notice if they’ve been employed by you continuously for two years. They will need to give an additional one week’s notice for every additional year they’ve worked up to a maximum of 12 weeks.

How can I avoid paying severance?

An employer who wants to avoid paying severance must provide advanced written notice – the longer you have worked at the company, the more notice must be provided. According to the employment standards in Alberta: After serving three months, an employer must give you one week’s notice.