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Harassment and violence should never be part of the job - Toronto Star

6 hours 39 min ago

Toronto Star
Harassment and violence should never be part of the job
Toronto Star
Women workers are too often the target of workplace violence and harassment, including sexual and physical harassment or violence. Another risk is that domestic violence may also follow women to work. For some, the outcome can be fatal. This Day of ...

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Panel to address workplace challenges for women - The Advocate

7 hours 41 sec ago

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Panel to address workplace challenges for women
The Advocate
Other speakers will include Sandy Goldstein, president of the Stamford Downtown Special Services District; Jillian Gilchrest, director of health and professional outreach for the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, as well as a candidate ...
Sexual harassment costs businesses $1.5trillionGhanaWeb

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The sexual harassment blind spot you don't know about - CNN

7 hours 20 min ago

CNN
The sexual harassment blind spot you don't know about
CNN
Domestic workers and farmworker women are attempting to change the status quo. Nearly 200 of them are on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in what has been dubbed the Unstoppable Day of Action, a relentless, long overdue push to right a historical wrong. As we ...

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Pa. House investigators say lawmaker violated policy against retaliation. So why wasn't he punished? - PennLive.com

16 hours 8 min ago

PennLive.com
Pa. House investigators say lawmaker violated policy against retaliation. So why wasn't he punished?
PennLive.com
House investigators determined that state Rep. Nick Miccarelli, accused of domestic violence by two women, violated House policies on sexual harassment and workplace violence. So why has the Delaware County Republican not been sanctioned? No funding ...

Violence and harassment not part of the job - www.insideottawavalley.com/

22 hours 30 min ago

Violence and harassment not part of the job
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Recognizing domestic violence as a workplace hazard. This will raise awareness around the need for employers to conduct workplace risk assessments, training and safety planning, and to ensure supports are in place for workers experiencing domestic ...

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Bangor to bolster employee domestic violence training - Bangor Daily News

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:41

Bangor Daily News
Bangor to bolster employee domestic violence training
Bangor Daily News
“We need to create a comfort zone for the employee in the workplace … and then, conversely, [provide] some training for them and for their supervisors, as well,” said Cromwell. Cromwell told councilors Monday night that the current domestic violence ...

Bangor to bolster employee domestic violence training - Bangor Daily News

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:41

Bangor Daily News
Bangor to bolster employee domestic violence training
Bangor Daily News
“We need to create a comfort zone for the employee in the workplace … and then, conversely, [provide] some training for them and for their supervisors, as well,” said Cromwell. Cromwell told councilors Monday night that the current domestic violence ...

Domestic Workers Are Women of Color and Immigrants Who Deserve More Respect - TeenVogue.com

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 17:16

TeenVogue.com
Domestic Workers Are Women of Color and Immigrants Who Deserve More Respect
TeenVogue.com
She began to organize home care workers in South Florida to fight against the wage gaps, racial abuse, and physical abuse experienced in the workplace. "Seeing the domestic workers gave me all the power I needed to share my story of sexual violence ...

Monson man placed on leave at Suffield town job after domestic violence arrest - wwlp.com

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:43

wwlp.com
Monson man placed on leave at Suffield town job after domestic violence arrest
wwlp.com
The charges stemmed from a domestic violence incident that allegedly happened early Thursday morning in Ludlow. McKee said Suffield police found McCannon in the area his workplace and maintained surveillance of him until he drove back into ...

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Fair Work Commission ticks off new Coles pay agreement - WAtoday

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 05:56

WAtoday
Fair Work Commission ticks off new Coles pay agreement
WAtoday
Casual employees would have the right to request to convert to full-time or part-time if they have worked a pattern of hours over 12 months, subject to some conditions, and two days of paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave would be introduced as part ...

Students use senior project to spread awareness for abuse - NBC Montana

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 20:11

NBC Montana
Students use senior project to spread awareness for abuse
NBC Montana
Students at Florence-Carlton High School are raising awareness for domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment in the workplace for their senior project. Participants walked a half mile wearing high heels or sneakers to spread their message. Three ...

Ministry of Justice recognised for workplace domestic violence efforts - HRM New Zealand

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 19:09

HRM New Zealand
Ministry of Justice recognised for workplace domestic violence efforts
HRM New Zealand
The tick was awarded by Shine, New Zealand's specialist domestic violence prevention charity. Indeed, the Ministry worked with Shine's specialist advisers and trainers, and has already trained nearly all of its 470 managers. It has also provided ...

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Unions target support for workers' rights in key marginal seats - WAtoday

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:15

Unions target support for workers' rights in key marginal seats
WAtoday
A spokesman for Workplace Minister Craig Laundy said he is meeting major employer groups and the ACTU to develop “sensible reform that will not cost workers their jobs or destroy small business”. He said the government would back business to create ...

Deadly Asheville shooting highlights need to seek help for domestic violence - FOX Carolina

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 22:41

FOX Carolina
Deadly Asheville shooting highlights need to seek help for domestic violence
FOX Carolina
Before Erica Smith was found dead Wednesday night and five of her children shot, Asheville Police said there had been an argument at Smith's workplace between her and her boyfriend, Maurice Garner. That seemed to be the only sign, at least publicly ...

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Can Silicon Valley foundation CEO survive scandal over 'toxic' workplace? - The Mercury News

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 21:11

The Mercury News
Can Silicon Valley foundation CEO survive scandal over 'toxic' workplace?
The Mercury News
She likened it to a case where the head of a crisis center for abused women was accused of domestic violence. Mari Ellen Loijens resigned Thursday, April 19, 2018 from Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a day after a scathing report in the Chronicle ...

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The Joint Commission Issues Alert on Violence against Health Care Workers - DailyNurse (blog)

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:25

DailyNurse (blog)
The Joint Commission Issues Alert on Violence against Health Care Workers
DailyNurse (blog)
In recognition of Workplace Violence Awareness Month, The Joint Commission has issued an alert on violence against health care workers. According to the Security Industry Association, health care workers are four times more likely to be victimized ...

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Florence student organizes walk against domestic violence - Ravalli Republic

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 08:10

Ravalli Republic
Florence student organizes walk against domestic violence
Ravalli Republic
A Florence-Carlton High School student is hosting a walk called “One Step Forward” to raise awareness for domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment in the workplace at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 22, on the Highway 93 bike path. Senior Grace ...

Jeffrey: The case for Jeffrey - Roanoke Times

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 00:07

Roanoke Times
Jeffrey: The case for Jeffrey
Roanoke Times
An even more distinct difference between my campaign and the incumbents is the condescending tone of blaming the community for not reporting instances of gun violence after a shooting has occurred. The issue of gun violence prevention is about ...

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Domestic violence and the dental practice - Dentistry IQ

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:31

Dentistry IQ
Domestic violence and the dental practice
Dentistry IQ
(3) Such numbers translate to nearly 10 million individuals falling victim to domestic violence annually. It should be noted these are only the cases that are reported. The Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, a national nonprofit organization ...

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