Archive | August, 2013

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Closing the Gap on Generational Motivators

Employers often wonder what motives employees? Most employers are quick to answer money. However, each generation has different life experiences and therefore key characteristics that drive their motivation. So, before throwing money in attempt to get the most of your workforce spend a little time understanding them.

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Crime-related Child Death or Disappearance Leave

As of July 9, 2013, the NS Labour Standards Code has been changed with regard to employees who are parents or guardians who are facing the death or disappearance of their child, under the age of 18 years old, resulting from a probable criminal act. The employee may be asked by their employer to provide […]

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PEI’s Zero Tolerance for Fall Protection Violations

Fall Protection in PEI is serious business. In July of last year the Workers’ Compensation Board launched its Zero Tolerance Campaign in an attempt to bring the seriousness of this area of workplace safety to the forefront of employers’ minds. The campaign was relaunched this May in a continued attempt to raise awareness of the […]

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