Posted on Feb 06, 2019
Participants Needed for a Study on VAW shelters/transition houses, labour and unionization
Seeking participants in a study about Canadian Violence Against Women (VAW) shelters/transition houses (THs), labour and unionization. The purpose of this project is to understand the outcomes of unionization within VAW shelters/THs from the perspectives of frontline workers who are supportive of unions, those who are neutral and those who may have reservations.
Are you a current or former VAW shelter/TH front-line worker who has:
If you answer "yes" to one or more of these questions, you are invited to participate in this research project! Participation includes an interview for approximately one hour (via skype, telephone, or in person).
Confidentially and anonymity will be strictly maintained. Participation is based on a first come/first served basis and recruitment will continue until the number of interviews required is reached (15 total). Please contact Krystle Maki if you have any questions or would like to participate.
This research is being conducted by Krystle Maki, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Ottawa. Krystle is also the Research and Policy Coordinator at Women's Shelters Canada (WSC). This project is separate from Krystle's work at WSC, but the organization supports this research.
Principle investigator: Dr. Krystle Maki
Office: Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Room 11031
Website: https: //uniweb.uottawa.ca/members/3672