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Do you have to pay an employee for Christmas?

Christmas Is A Statutory Holiday. The Holiday season is nearly here and employees are soon to start asking about Christmas and Boxing Days and paid time-off.  Under the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Code only Christmas is a Statutory Holiday.  While many companies acknowledge Boxing Day with paid time-off, it is not mandatory to do so. […]

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Is Natal Day a Paid Holiday in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick?

In Canada, nearly all Provinces have a holiday during the summer months.  The dates, names and pay treatments vary by province but, generally, the first Monday in August is set aside as a holiday. In the Halifax Regional Municipality, the first Monday in August is Natal Day.  Natal Day is not, however, a province-wide “statutory […]

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