The position of Federal Labour Affairs Officer (Health and Safety Workplace Inspector) in Eastern Nova Scotia (Pictou, Guysborough and Antigonish) is being eliminated.
• There are over 400 worksites in Eastern Nova Scotia.
• Nova Scotia has three times the disabling injuries as Newfoundland; twice as many as New Brunswick; and 20 times as many as Prince Edward Island; yet one of the three positions (the other two are located in Halifax) is being eliminated.
• Sydney is at least four hours drive from Halifax.
Please ask that this position remain in Eastern Nova Scotia and Cape Breton by sending an e-mail to: Hon. Rona Ambrose, Minister of Labour AmbroR@parl.gc.ca