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Sign petition in support of laid-off members of OPSEU Local 518

On May 19, 2017, the North York Women’s Shelter (NYWS) closed its doors and laid off 32 women who worked as domestic violence counsellors and support staff, assisting women and children trying to rebuild their lives after fleeing domestic violence. Please sign this petition to urge the Minster of Community and Social Services, Helena Jaczek,……

Closure of beloved North York shelter leaves women in lurch, laid-off staff say

After 33-years, North York shelter scheduled for demolition and rebirth, but laid-off workers worry about gaps in service during interim. Read the full article in Toronto Metro. Related: OPSEU in the News