Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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AT03 - (NS-Restorative-Justice-Strike)

HALIFAX. x-15s. Caseworkers in Nova Scotia's ground-breaking restorative justice system have gone on strike in a bid to win a wage increase. The workers, five women and one man represented by CUPE, hit the picket line today and held a rally to protest what they say has been a doubling of their caseloads since Nova Scotia became the first province to expand its restorative justice program to include adults in 2016. Union local president Denise Russell says it's a matter of fairness, adding that the workers are looking for wage parity with provincial probation officers.

("...comparable wage.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The program brings offenders, victims of crime, and communities together to resolve issues instead of incarcerating the offender. …

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