Domestic violence impacts work life. The trauma and stress that victims of domestic violence experience affect their ability to do their job. For many, the violence doesn’t stop when they get to work.
The convention unanimously pledged the union to take concrete steps to address the needs of these victims after a number of delegates bravely shared their experience of domestic violence and its impact. These steps include lobbying federal, provincial and territorial governments for paid leave, reasonable unpaid leave, options for flexible work