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Business event raises £300 for Suffolk domestic abuse charity Lighthouse - East Anglian Daily Times

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East Anglian Daily Times
Business event raises £300 for Suffolk domestic abuse charity Lighthouse
East Anglian Daily Times
Domestic abuse costs the UK economy £1.9bn every year. Reported cases suggest 25% of women are affected by domestic violence during their adult lifetimes, and 16% of men, though the true figures may be higher. “Victims frequently find the workplace to ...

Transphobia rife among UK employers as 1 in 3 won't hire a transgender - Onrec

10 hours 46 min ago

Transphobia rife among UK employers as 1 in 3 won't hire a transgender
Onrec
Transphobia extends beyond the workplace. More than half (51%) think Women's Aid, the UK domestic violence charity, is wrong to consider lifting its ban on transgender women working in their refuges. Over a third (37%) feel transgender women should not ...

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Violence no more - The News International (blog)

14 hours 33 min ago

The News International (blog)
Violence no more
The News International (blog)
Cases including domestic violence, marriage disputes, rape, harassment, property disputes, fraud, economic abuse (at workplace or household), emotional abuse, criminal acts (kidnappings, theft, life threat, murder) have been received at VAWC,” shares ...

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One in three employers say they are 'less likely' to hire a transgender worker - PinkNews

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:43

PinkNews
One in three employers say they are 'less likely' to hire a transgender worker
PinkNews
In spite of The Equality Act, it appears that a staggering number of workplaces think that they can discriminate against transgender employees. After a poll 1000 different workplaces, 43 percent of employers said that they are “unsure” if they would ...

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Domestic violence not just a women's issue - Thehour.com

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 00:34

Thehour.com
Domestic violence not just a women's issue
Thehour.com
In a year when our collective consciousness about abuse of power, sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace has been raised, YWCA Greenwich continued to receive thousands of hotline calls about domestic abuse and intimate partner ...

Domestic violence not just a women's issue - Greenwich Time

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 00:05

Domestic violence not just a women's issue
Greenwich Time
In a year when our collective consciousness about abuse of power, sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace has been raised, YWCA Greenwich continued to receive thousands of hotline calls about domestic abuse and intimate partner ...

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Taking Action Against Acts of Workplace Violence - EHS Today

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 23:23

EHS Today
Taking Action Against Acts of Workplace Violence
EHS Today
The act of workplace violence at the video sharing company's San Bruno, Calif., office was only one of many incidents that have caused widespread media attention and discussions about what companies can do to protect their workers from active shooting ...

Health experts to discuss domestic violence at Kent Memorial Library - Litchfield County Times

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 06:35

Health experts to discuss domestic violence at Kent Memorial Library
Litchfield County Times
KENT — The Kent Memorial Library, Prism Health Advocates and Joseph Baxer, president of the United Nations Association of Connecticut, present “Creating Communities Free of Domestic Violence: A Key to Women's Health and Equality.” This topic will be ...

Bringing the #MeToo movement to US schools - Irish Times

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 01:00

Irish Times
Bringing the #MeToo movement to US schools
Irish Times
Madison is part of a patchwork of efforts in schools around the United States, both big and small, to root out sexism before it takes hold and expresses itself in the workplace, and to prevent the abuse or domestic violence at the centre of the #MeToo ...

Rooting out sexism one school at a time - The Straits Times

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:19

The Straits Times
Rooting out sexism one school at a time
The Straits Times
And it is not the only one. Madison is part of a patchwork of efforts in schools around the United States to root out sexism before it takes hold and expresses itself in the workplace, and prevent the abuse or domestic violence at the centre of the ...

How to prepare and protect your office from an active shooter - Houston Business Journal

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:51

Houston Business Journal
How to prepare and protect your office from an active shooter
Houston Business Journal
While no measures can entirely prevent an active shooter from attacking, there are steps employers can take to reduce the likelihood of workplace violence. Minimizing internal threats. Often, in the wake of an active shooting, survivors are not ...

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Hinkley: Province working hard to help our seniors - Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:02

Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser
Hinkley: Province working hard to help our seniors
Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser
They are protected in the workplace by new legislation that prohibits discrimination based on age through the Alberta Human Rights Act. Our government is building and renovating seniors' lodges and apartments throughout Alberta. ... On June 1, 2018 ...

Domestic Violence Victims' Protection Bill must be supported - Scoop.co.nz

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 01:12

Domestic Violence Victims' Protection Bill must be supported
Scoop.co.nz
In recent years the nurses' organisation has advocated strongly for legislation, policy and industrial responses including provisions in collective agreements that provide employment protection and support for victims of domestic violence who face the ...

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Know the warning signs of compassion fatigue: NL counsellor - The Labradorian

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 21:32

The Labradorian
Know the warning signs of compassion fatigue: NL counsellor
The Labradorian
Everyone in “our field needs to be aware of the negative effects” because if you do not know about it, you cannot prevent it, said Fiona Cunningham, a mental-health counsellor at Iris Kirby House, a facility for women and children leaving domestic ...

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Irving Shipyard workers serve 48-hour strike notice - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 21:20

TheChronicleHerald.ca
Irving Shipyard workers serve 48-hour strike notice
TheChronicleHerald.ca
“This is not just about economics, it's about respect for workers and fixing the workplace for members and they are clearly sending a strong message to Irving today,” Jerry Dias, Unifor National president, said in a news release. A tentative four-year ...

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Commission welcomes progress on family violence legislation - Scoop.co.nz

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:35

Commission welcomes progress on family violence legislation
Scoop.co.nz
... family violence policies introduced in New Zealand workplaces. “This is an idea whose time has come,” says Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner Dr Jackie Blue as Parliament passed the second reading of the Domestic Violence - Victims ...

Know the warning signs of compassion fatigue: NL counsellor - The Western Star

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:27

The Western Star
Know the warning signs of compassion fatigue: NL counsellor
The Western Star
Everyone in “our field needs to be aware of the negative effects” because if you do not know about it, you cannot prevent it, said Fiona Cunningham, a mental-health counsellor at Iris Kirby House, a facility for women and children leaving domestic ...

We need men's voices - and wallets - to help women in domestic crisis - The Globe and Mail

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:03

The Globe and Mail
We need men's voices - and wallets - to help women in domestic crisis
The Globe and Mail
It is a project at once both simple and complex, because of the silence that surrounds domestic violence. The simple part: Strengthening Ties is looking for 50 men across the country to make a $3,000 commitment over three years to Women's Shelters ...

Oakland business-owners say “No More” to sexual harassment - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:51

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
Oakland business-owners say “No More” to sexual harassment
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The program is called Oakland Says No More and is a campaign designed to end workplace sexual harassment and violence. As upbeat, bass-heavy music blared, supporters' faces were shown on flat-screen TVs while different ... A father of two girls, Wilson ...

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