Human Resources News

Johnson Inc. 2017 Scholarship Program

This year, Johnson Inc. willl be offering 50 scholarships worth $1000 each to students who have an auto or home policy through Johnson (or their parent/guardian or grandparent), or have a parent or grandparent who is a member/employee of a Johnson sponsor/client group. Applications for the Scholarship Program will be open starting April 1st, 2017. Completed application forms must be submitted by August 31st, 2017 and must contain an official school transcript of final year credits.

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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 For more information on the increase, please visit this link:

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