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Employment Standards Board
Purpose
The purpose of the Employment Standards Board is to provide an independent forum for the fair adjudication of employment rights and obligations as outlined in the Employment Standards Act.
Functions
The primary role of the Employment Standards Board is to, in accordance with the Employment Standards Act, exercise the powers conferred on it by the Act, including adjudicate appeals of employers / employees regarding orders issued by the Chief Labour Standards Officer; and annually review the Minimum Wage Order and recommend accordingly to the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
Primary Role
Non-adjudicative
Material Role
Advisory
Composition
The board shall consist of not less than six persons equally representative of employees and employers respectively, and one additional person who shall be chairperson. There may also be appointed one or more vice-chairpersons.
Formal Qualifications
Not Applicable
Work & Experience Requirements
Dependant on the position sought.
Skills Required
Mediation and tribunal skills.
Statutory Nomination Requirements
The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint all members.
Traditional Nomination Requirements
Not Applicable
Honoraria
Chair - $200/diem and Members - $142/diem.
Anticipated Time Commitments
Regular meetings set by Chair.
Other Notes
Members of the board shall be appointed for a term not to exceed three years and are eligible for re-appointment.



NameCountyChairTerm
Don MacCormacQueens CountyChair Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2016
Blair WaughPrince County Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2016
Douglas MacKenzieQueens County Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2016
Wayne VesseyQueens County Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2016
Don PendergastQueens County Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2016
Elaine ThompsonQueens County Jan 22, 2013Jan 22, 2016
Dianne ArsenaultPrince County Aug 20, 2013Aug 20, 2016
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