Navigating WCB can be a maze. The OEA can help.

The Office of Employer Advisor (OEA) is a not-for-profit, private business registered with the NS Registry of Joint Stock Companies. Opened in 2008, the OEA helps employers in Nova Scotia navigate employment and related issues that are often complex, time consuming and overwhelming for individual employers to deal with on their own.

The OEA's knowledgeable staff, led by Executive Director Mary Morris, have extensive workplace experience and provide help, guidance and education to employers with questions and challenges related to:

  • Employment Standards;
  • Human Resources;
  • Labour Legislation, Policies and Workplace Practices;
  • Workplace Health and Safety;
  • Workers' Compensation*.

*Employers looking for information on WCB assessments, workplace safety, claims management, and other employer obligations related to WCB are encouraged to contact the OEA.The services are free of charge and completely confidential.

The Employer Advisor can be reached by calling 902-442-9366. Email: or visit the OEA website

SEPTEMBER 24, 2015