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Nova Scotia Employment Standard Development Committee

The Employment Standard Development Committee helps the Accessibility Advisory Board make recommendations to the Minister of Justice on a proposed standard for preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in employment.

Nova Scotia, Dec. 3, 2021

The goal of the employment standard is to make sure that persons with disabilities, Deaf and/or neurodivergent persons have equitable access to employment. The standards will help them find, maintain and advance in meaningful employment.

About the committee

The majority of committee members identify as having a disability. Committee members include:

  • persons with disabilities
  • representatives from organizations that provide services to persons with disabilities
  • representatives from sectors impacted by the standards, like the human resources and business sectors
  • representatives from the Department of Labour, Skills and Immigration, the Department of Community Services and the Public Service Commission

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