The Canadian Union of Public Employees on P.E.I. now has concrete steps it can take when domestic violence impacts the workplace.
On Nov. 27, the Canadian Labour Congress released the results of its first-ever nationwide survey on the impact of domestic violence on the workplace. The preliminary report is called, Can Work Be Safe When Home Isn’t?
In it, the labour congress outlines concrete actions the labour movement can make such as amending legislation to provide flexible working arrangements and paid domestic violence leave, says Lori MacKay, president of CUPE P.E.I..