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Doreen Nicoll | Bill 26, the Domestic and Sexual Violence Act unanimously passed second reading but has been in limbo since October 20, 2016.
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Doreen 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.
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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.
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Doreen Nicoll | While the solutions to woman abuse are multi-faceted, consulting with survivors of gendered violence can save time, money and precious lives.
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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.
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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.
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Doreen Nicoll | Domestic violence costs employers $78 million annually. This cost rises to $74 billion annually when all costs incurred by society are included.