Nova Scotia Raises Minimum Wage Rate

Nova Scotia minimum wage workers will receive a one-percent raise beginning April 1, 2014.

The Province offers two tiers of minimum wage, one for experienced workers and one for inexperienced workers.

The new minimum wage rate for experienced employees in Nova Scotia is $10.40 per hour. For inexperienced employees, the new rate is $9.90 per hour.

Experienced and Inexperienced Employees in Nova Scotia

Experienced: Employees qualify for the experienced rate if they have worked in a position for their employers for three months or if they have performed similar work for another employer for at least three months.

Inexperienced: Employees are classified as inexperienced employees if they have less than three months of experience in their present role and had not been employed in a similar role for different employer for three months.

Nova Scotia Overtime

Minimum wage workers in Nova Scotia are eligible for overtime pay at a rate of one-and-a-half times their regular rate for hours worked after 48 hours within a work week.

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