Human Resources News

Long Term Disability Rebate to Eligible Employees

Acadia's LTD claims were not as high as what was expected therefore a surplus has accumulated. Faculty/Staff paying premiums for group insurance as of August 31, 2016 and are currently active employees, will receive a LTD surplus refund of $205.33 which is coded as BREX on your pay advice!

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Minimum Wage

On April 1, 2017, the minimum wage in Nova Scotia will increase to $10.85 per hour. Please use the updated payroll authorization forms available from the Human Resources website at https://hr.acadiau.ca/forms.html. For more information on the increase, please visit this link:
http://novascotia.ca/lae/employmentrights/minimumwage.asp

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CSB Program - Ending October 31, 2017

As you may be aware from the latest federal budget, the Government of Canada announced it will discontinue the sale of Canada Savings Bonds (CSBs) as of November 1, 2017. Please click here to read the statement regarding the cessation of the plan as well as options available to those currently enrolled in the program.

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