|Blog Doreen Nicoll | Bill 26, the Domestic and Sexual Violence Act unanimously passed second reading but has been in limbo since October 20, 2016.|
Today is the last day to help improve the domestic and sexual violence workplace accommodation legislation in OntarioDoreen Nicoll | The Wynne government's Bill 148 only allows for two days of paid "personal emergency leave," which can be accessed for domestic and sexual violence. This is not good enough.
|News Meagan Gillmore | A 2014 study found that a third of respondents had experienced domestic violence. Of those, more than half said they'd experienced it at or near their workplaces.|
|Blog Doreen Nicoll | While the solutions to woman abuse are multi-faceted, consulting with survivors of gendered violence can save time, money and precious lives.|
|Blog Doreen Nicoll | Ontario MPP Peggy Sattler's Bill 26 The Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave, Accommodation and Training Act to be voted on Thursday, October 20.|
|Blog Doreen Nicoll | In 2014 the Ontario government attempted to cut PAR program wait lists by decreasing the number of required sessions from 16 to 12.|
|Blog Doreen Nicoll | Domestic violence costs employers $78 million annually. This cost rises to $74 billion annually when all costs incurred by society are included.|