The Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society provides leadership & expertise in the disciplines of Workers' Compensation, Occupational Health & Safety, Disability Case Management, Workplace Practices and Associated Employment issues.
Benefits to Employers and Business Associations
Services and programs are available to small, medium and large businesses; in all sectors and regions of the province, regardless of registration with WCB.
Immediate attention, support and assistance to employers and employer associations, whether on the phone or at the worksite.
OEA employees have worked in numerous industry sectors and have a wealth of first hand experience and knowledge. That business experience sets them apart from any other organization. Our employees have expertise and advanced preparation and training in: OHS, workers' compensation, human resource practices, disability management, application and interpretation of employment legislation and requirements, policy, program development, training and appeal work.
We do not release any information about our clients without express permission. Our services are confidential.
OEA NS is governed by a sector based Board of Directors. Our Board of Directors represent various industries and sectors in Nova Scotia, providing a direct voice for Nova Scotia Employers.
Programs and services are developed and implemented based on employer survey evaluations, face to face consultations, committees, and direct conversations to ensure quality delivery, based on needs.
We are here to help Employers Navigate. Employers can access our programs and services in the following ways.
Employers can call us today with any questions they have or assitance they may need.
Call us: 902-442-9366
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fill out our online form
Or schedule a time with us to stop in for a visit:
Suite 14, 36 Brookshire Court
Bedford, Nova Scotia
If you have a question, inquiry, would like to book training or schedule an appointment with our Employer Advisors, call us. We can decide together what will appropriately fit your business needs.
Our Employer Advisors are happy to visit your work site. If there are a number of people in your organization for us to meet with, a business location site visit can be helpful. Our OEA Advisors travel throughout the province. Where overnight travel is required by the OEA Advisor, the Employer is invoiced directly for those travel expenses.
To seek assistance with an individual file please call our general office number at 902.442.9366. You will be assisted through our intake process and an OEA Advisor will call you by the next business day. We will initially attempt to answer your immediate questions; however, if longer or more complex support is required, your file is assigned to an Employer Advisor.
If we believe the file support you require is outside our scope or that you would benefit from legal advice we will advise you.
We offer general group and customized training for employers on a cost recovery basis. Most of our training sessions are held at our office in Bedford, NS.
We also host an Annual 2-Day Employer Conference.
Customized Training can be developed by OEA and arranged at an Employer's worksite or for a Business Association. Some costs do apply. Click here to find out more.
OEA welcomes the opportunity to consult with employers and business groups around the province every year. We use the feedback to advocate for system change and improvements. If there is an issue you believe we should be looking at, let us know. Call us! - 902-442-9366
OEA NS Society now offers the option of Legal Representation to employers at WCB Internal Appeals and Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal (WCAT) oral hearings on a fee for service basis.
We know appeals are important, but complex. Let us assist you. To learn more about representation in oral hearings and our fees for this service, please call 902-442-9366.
The Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society is also on Social Media!
We have a Twitter and Facebook page and invite all employers to take a look, Like, Comment, Tweet at us or about us, Hashtag (#OEANS) and be sure to share with other employers as well.
We post regular tips, advice, and updates on upcoming training and other information employers need to know or be aware of.
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