The NUPGE Women’s Committee meets this week to discuss how workers and their unions have an important role to play in furthering awareness and enhancing supports for victims of domestic violence, as well as, in fighting to end domestic violence altogether.
intimate partner violence
"It’s important for employees across the province to have financial and job security if they want to leave a domestic violence situation. This legislation could possibly save lives." — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
As part of the movement against domestic violence, we have a responsibility to ensure that governments understand the conditions faced by rural women in order to create public policy that includes concrete options for women and children fleeing violence. — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer