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Domestic Violence: A Hidden Public Health Threat That Affects Businesses - Huffington Post

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 14:01

Domestic Violence: A Hidden Public Health Threat That Affects Businesses
Huffington Post
But domestic violence does not happen just in the home. From 2003-2008, one-third of women killed in U.S. workplaces were killed by a current or former intimate partner.[2] Consider the CEO of BDA, Inc., a brand merchandising and marketing agency, who ...

Q&A: Tracy Porteous on addressing workplace sexual harassment - CBA National (blog)

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:07

CBA National (blog)
Q&A: Tracy Porteous on addressing workplace sexual harassment
CBA National (blog)
At the same time, sexual assault centers began to be created by groups of concerned women, but unlike domestic violence, sexual assault and those harmed in this way have largely been left behind by social and legal policy advances and programs set up ...

Q&A: Tracy Porteous on addressing workplace sexual harassment - CBA National (blog)

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 13:07

CBA National (blog)
Q&A: Tracy Porteous on addressing workplace sexual harassment
CBA National (blog)
At the same time, sexual assault centers began to be created by groups of concerned women, but unlike domestic violence, sexual assault and those harmed in this way have largely been left behind by social and legal policy advances and programs set up ...

Grey Cup champ speaks on domestic violence - Vauxhall Advance

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:20

Vauxhall Advance
Grey Cup champ speaks on domestic violence
Vauxhall Advance
(Photo by Nikki Jamieson) SPEAKING UP: CFL veteran and two-time Grey Cup champion Keon Raymond speaks to a group of students about different kinds of violence. Raymond was at W.R. Myers High School on Monday, Feb 13, as a facilitator for Leading ...

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RSL wears White Ribbon with pride - dailytelegraph.com.au

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 08:09

RSL wears White Ribbon with pride
dailytelegraph.com.au
The White Ribbon Workplace Accreditation Program recognises workplaces that take active steps to stop violence against women, and requires the organisation to meet 15 criteria to create a safer and more respectful workplace. It took 18 months for ...

The Isolation Of Transgender, Undocumented Victims Of Domestic Violence - Huffington Post

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 17:31

Huffington Post
The Isolation Of Transgender, Undocumented Victims Of Domestic Violence
Huffington Post
Appearing in the comments section of the CBS News article, the aforementioned post was one of dozens ranging from expressions of disregard to outright disgust for the domestic violence victim – not only because of Ms. Gonzalez's undocumented status but ...

How to prevent violence in the workplace - VEGAS INC

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 05:06

How to prevent violence in the workplace
VEGAS INC
Once you ask or require employees to alert you to requests for restraining orders or concerns about domestic violence, you are taking on a duty to respond to this knowledge. A Missouri court recently found an employer liable because it was on notice of ...

Trinidad Express Newspapers: Editorial | PM, help women to ... - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 21:28

Trinidad Express Newspapers: Editorial | PM, help women to ...
Trinidad & Tobago Express
What does the recent statement of the Prime Minister, murders of women such as Shannon Banfield, “sooting” on the street, the statements by MP Fuad Khan ...

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Employer tips for dealing with domestic violence - HRM Canada

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 08:07

Employer tips for dealing with domestic violence
HRM Canada
Domestic or family violence is a significant issue for workplaces in Australia, according to Michele Grow, CEO of Davidson Trahaire Corpsych. It involves an abuse of power by a partner, ex-partner or family member, and keeps talented people – mainly ...

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Rogue employee blamed for “disgusting” sign - HRM Canada

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 08:07

Rogue employee blamed for “disgusting” sign
HRM Canada
"The new bill will require employers to ensure supervisors and workers are provided with adequate information and training on domestic violence in the workplace and sexual violence in the workplace," explains CC Partners associate Andrew Cogswell.

Employer tips for dealing with domestic violence - Human Capital

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 19:56

Human Capital
Employer tips for dealing with domestic violence
Human Capital
Every workplace can make a difference to the safety and wellbeing of people experiencing domestic violence.

Webinar Makes Workplaces Part of the Solution for Gender Violence - Pro Bono Australia

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 16:48

Pro Bono Australia
Webinar Makes Workplaces Part of the Solution for Gender Violence
Pro Bono Australia
Workplaces are being called on to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem when it comes to gender violence. 1800RESPECT, the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service for people living in Australia, is ...

Govt urged to support domestic violence bill | Radio New Zealand ... - Radio New Zealand

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 12:28

Radio New Zealand
Govt urged to support domestic violence bill | Radio New Zealand ...
Radio New Zealand
A bill that would give domestic violence victims 10 days of paid leave to help them attend court hearings and meet with lawyers will have its first reading this ...
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Women's lives depend on it: MP urges Parliament to support domestic violence leave - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 02/12/2017 - 00:16

Women's lives depend on it: MP urges Parliament to support domestic violence leave
New Zealand Herald
A bill seeking to legislate support for domestic violence victims in the workplace will save lives and must go to select committee, says Green MP Jan Logie. Logie's bill, which seeks to legislate domestic violence leave as well as flexible working ...

As Jane's story shows, spousal abuse is a stubborn fact of life for many country women - Country Guide

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 19:35

Country Guide
As Jane's story shows, spousal abuse is a stubborn fact of life for many country women
Country Guide
Workplaces can get training to help them deal with domestic violence. PATHS is offering free seminars on preventing and responding to domestic violence at work, Dusel says, and will also do in-house training for workplaces. It's also vital that ...

Galloway announces new policy to cover domestic violence-related leave for employees - The Missouri Times

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 10:23

The Missouri Times
Galloway announces new policy to cover domestic violence-related leave for employees
The Missouri Times
This week, the top-ranking Democrat in statewide office put in place new policies in her office that ensure domestic violence is covered as a category for leave under existing workplace protections. Galloway says the change in policy is designed to ...

City Mission workplace counseling service grows - The Daily Gazette

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 20:29

The Daily Gazette
City Mission workplace counseling service grows
The Daily Gazette
It provides coaching and assistance that employers may not be able to provide themselves, since many of the problems that need to be addressed exist outside the workplace. Accomplishing this successfully also helps employers, when workers become ...

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Domestic violence connection to the workplace - WBAY

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 19:06

WBAY
Domestic violence connection to the workplace
WBAY
According to Julie Russell from DIVERSIFIED Investigations, “Workplace violence hits everywhere. From the small business, maybe one to two person company all the way up to the major corporations. It has domestic violence tendencies, some mental health ...

Domestic violence leave a small cost to employers but priceless to victims - The Guardian

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 17:31

The Guardian
Domestic violence leave a small cost to employers but priceless to victims
The Guardian
“We want to stop this issue and it is part of our strategy to get more women into the workplace ... which is going to change some of the archaic attitudes that might exist in certain workplaces,” he says. The cost of paid domestic violence leave is ...

Governor to inaugurate national conference on Legal Awareness at Women's College - Avenue Mail

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 12:59

Avenue Mail
Governor to inaugurate national conference on Legal Awareness at Women's College
Avenue Mail
Though the women were very much empowered about the laws such as domestic violence, dowry harassment, indecent behaviour at work place but the social stigma is forcing them to remain silent. The message of punishment under the domestic violence ...

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