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Saskatchewan legislation calls for unpaid leave for domestic violence victims

December 14, 2017
CTV News - Regina

REGINA -- Saskatchewan has introduced legislation that would give victims of domestic violence 10 days of unpaid leave to seek help or to move.

"We know that Saskatchewan has one of the highest rates of police-reported interpersonal violence across Canada," Justice Minister Don Morgan said Wednesday.

"As government and other agencies work toward long-term solutions for this issue, survivors need immediate supports to escape dangerous situations."

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