Posts by Kaitlyn Matulewicz

Kaitlyn Matulewicz

About Kaitlyn Matulewicz

Kaitlyn Matulewiz is the executive director of the Worker Solidarity Network and co-chair of the BC Employment Standards Coalition. Kaitlyn has a PhD in Law and Society from the University of Victoria.

To reduce gender inequality, introduce paid sick leave

Mar 9, 2021
In the week of International Women’s Day let’s celebrate BC’s positive steps toward gender equality while bringing attention to the changes still needed.   When it comes to gender and (paid) work, one recent big achievement is the BC government’s introduction of job-protected paid leave for workers who experience sexual and domestic violence. In March 2020,… View Article

New federal sickness benefit falls short

Oct 1, 2020
Workers in Canada will have access to a federal paid sick leave benefit, but it doesn’t go far enough. The new Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit applies to people unable to work because they have or may have COVID-19 or must self-isolate for reasons related to COVID. It also applies to people undergoing treatments, people with… View Article