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Gardiner Mines murder accused to return to court Friday - Cape Breton Post

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 19:26

Cape Breton Post
Gardiner Mines murder accused to return to court Friday
Cape Breton Post
“This epidemic of violence against women has spurred us to launch a campaign for paid domestic violence leave in the workplace. We have bargained it in our collective agreements and now we are fighting to have it extended to all workplaces through ...

In the Moment: 'Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors' to benefit National Network to Prevent Domestic Violence - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:14

DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
In the Moment: 'Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors' to benefit National Network to Prevent Domestic Violence
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
Launching an anthology of stories entitled Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors to benefit the National Network to End Domestic Violence, the professional story-telling group, Better Said Than Done will have a special one-performance live story-telling ...

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One-half of employers suspected worker under influence of drugs, alcohol: Survey - Canadian Occupational Safety

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:09

Canadian Occupational Safety
One-half of employers suspected worker under influence of drugs, alcohol: Survey
Canadian Occupational Safety
Almost one-half of organizations have not provided every manager, supervisor and worker with training about domestic or sexual violence in the workplace. Nearly one-half (49 per cent) of employers surveyed received a visit from an OHS inspector in the ...

Don't overburden our SMEs - The Advertiser

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:32

The Advertiser
Don't overburden our SMEs
The Advertiser
Originally included in the Australian Council of Trade Unions claim for domestic violence leave was a requirement for all businesses to have a person in the workplace trained in dealing with domestic violence situations. This claim, though subsequently ...

What is the Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Bill? - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 21:42

What is the Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Bill?
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
It also introduces a requirement for persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) to have a policy for dealing with hazards that arise in the workplace due to domestic violence. A PCBU must also take all reasonable and practicable steps to ...

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Editorials from around New York - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 17:04

Editorials from around New York
McClatchy Washington Bureau
But he couldn't survive this rampage that left him a random victim of workplace violence. Domestic violence incidents like these often make headlines, but there are so many other less publicized incidents out there, including cases that go unreported ...

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San Bernardino school shooting highlights impact of domestic violence - San Bernardino County Sun

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 02:24

San Bernardino County Sun
San Bernardino school shooting highlights impact of domestic violence
San Bernardino County Sun
The idea of domestic violence being a family matter that happens within the confines of a home is a changing one. There are times when incidents of domestic abuse spill into the victim's workplace, and educating employers about domestic abuse can help ...

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Queensland recognised as national leader in preventing domestic violence - myGC.com.au

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 22:02

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Queensland recognised as national leader in preventing domestic violence
myGC.com.au
The state's Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services was this week recognised as a national leader in preventing and responding to violence against women in the workplace. Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family ...

Local business woman pens her survival story - La prensa

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 08:10

La prensa
Local business woman pens her survival story
La prensa
Providing resources to the community is a milestone for Wilder, who is working on publishing her second book, “Managing Domestic Violence In The Workplace,” later this year. Her mission is to provide more than a book about the main topic; but one that ...

Experts Urge Employees to Help Ensure Workplace Safety - NBC Southern California

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 03:33

Experts Urge Employees to Help Ensure Workplace Safety
NBC Southern California
Following the fatal shooting at a San Bernardino elementary school Monday, which officials said was a tragic case of domestic violence, experts say companies can and should take steps to help ensure safety in the workplace, NBC4 media partner KPCC ...

Your co-worker has been threatened. What can the boss do? - 89.3 KPCC

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 20:59

89.3 KPCC
Your co-worker has been threatened. What can the boss do?
89.3 KPCC
Companies need to be aware that domestic violence can follow a victim to work, said Marisa Randazzo, a managing partner at Sigma Threat Management Associates, a national workplace security consultancy. "We know in domestic violence situations, when ...

Protect your workers from domestic violence: View - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 19:14

The Journal News | LoHud.com
Protect your workers from domestic violence: View
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The unfortunate reality is that no workplace is truly safe as long as we live in a society that normalizes domestic violence and excuses perpetrators, but every workplace can take steps to increase safety for its employees and other community members.

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The Awful Connection Between Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence - SELF

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 16:12

SELF
The Awful Connection Between Mass Shootings and Domestic Violence
SELF
Workplaces are particularly risky areas because a domestic violence abuser knows where and when they can find the victim. And, even if a victim has a protective order against their partner, a workplace may not be aware of that, Glenn says, allowing a ...
Domestic violence and guns: the hidden American crisis ending women's livesThe Guardian
Anger, sadness over San Bernardino school shooting expressed on social mediaPress-Enterprise
California school shooting part of a disturbing trend: women murdered at workThinkProgress
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San Bernardino killing is the latest in a pattern of violence towards women in the workplace - ABC Action News

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 16:11

ABC Action News
San Bernardino killing is the latest in a pattern of violence towards women in the workplace
ABC Action News
Dr. Hope Tiesman, a research epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hypothesized about the reasons women are targeted in the workplace as a result of domestic violence. Tiesman said many women work in public locations such ...

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San Bernardino killing is the latest in a pattern of violence towards women in the workplace - KTNV Las Vegas

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 16:10

KTNV Las Vegas
San Bernardino killing is the latest in a pattern of violence towards women in the workplace
KTNV Las Vegas
Just since January, there have been at least six news reports of women murdered in their workplace, and two of the incidents were spillovers of domestic violence. Homicide is the second leading cause of death for women in the workplace, according to ...

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Auburn Hills Police Chief Shares Shocking Reality of Domestic Violence - Oakland County 115 News

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 22:07

Oakland County 115 News
Auburn Hills Police Chief Shares Shocking Reality of Domestic Violence
Oakland County 115 News
Lt Cas Miarka, who trains our businesses in active shooter response, reminds workplaces how frequently workplace violence stems from a domestic dispute. That is just what the San Bernardino incident was –her husband brought a gun to her workplace to ...

Boss ignored in violence leave: business - The Australian - The Australian

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 21:41

Boss ignored in violence leave: business - The Australian
The Australian
The head of the countrys peak small business body believes a push for domestic violence leave ignores the employer, who can also be a victim.

Boss ignored in violence leave: business - Herald Sun

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 21:36

Boss ignored in violence leave: business
Herald Sun
The head of the country's peak small business body believes a push for domestic violence leave ignores the employer, who can also be a victim. Appearing before a Senate hearing into several proposed workplace laws, the Council of Small Business ...

Boss ignored in violence leave: business - SBS

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 20:40

Boss ignored in violence leave: business
SBS
The head of the country's peak small business body believes a push for domestic violence leave ignores the employer, who can also be a victim. Appearing before a Senate hearing into several proposed workplace laws, the Council of Small Business ...

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One dead in workplace shooting at Tennessee auto parts plant - NBC4i.com

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 13:33

NBC4i.com
One dead in workplace shooting at Tennessee auto parts plant
NBC4i.com
Authorities said two of the three people involved worked at the plant and police are investigating the shooting as an isolated domestic violence incident. The surviving gunshot victims are in critical condition. The woman was airlifted to Erlanger ...

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