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Human Rights Act

Understanding the Human Rights Act and How it Affects our Workplaces

Often during my time working as a Human Resources Manager, and while working with clients as a Human Resources consultant, I’ve had employees come to me with what they considered an act of discrimination and a violation of their human rights. Sometimes these have been legitimate issues, other times they have not fallen under the […]

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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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