Human Resources News & Events

Key Dates to Remember:

April 1, 2016: new benefit rates are effective.

June 30, 2016: last day to use your health spending account funds deposited July 1, 2014 (If 2014 funds are not used by this date they will be lost).

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Life Rebate to Eligible Employees

Acadia's Life claims were not as high as what was expected therefore a surplus has accumulated. Faculty/Staff paying premiums for group life insurance as of August 31, 2015 and are currently active employees, will receive a tax free life surplus refund of $158!

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Minimum Wage

On April 1, 2016, the minimum wage in Nova Scotia will increase to $10.70 per hour. When hiring a casual employee please use the updated payroll authorization forms available from the Human Resources website at

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