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Employers, your to-do list needs to include preventing workplace violence - Miami Herald

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Miami Herald
Employers, your to-do list needs to include preventing workplace violence
Miami Herald
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that over 2 million people a year are the victims of workplace violence, which OSHA defines as “any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening ...

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Workplace Violence Prevention Involves Careful Plans - Bloomberg BNA

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:27

Workplace Violence Prevention Involves Careful Plans
Bloomberg BNA
... although needed and required do not constitute a workplace violence policy,” he said. A complete policy must cover suspensions and terminations, warning signs that might point toward the possibility of workplace violence, and domestic abuse, he said.

Examining the Future of What Families Can Look Like - Pacific Standard

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:55

Pacific Standard
Examining the Future of What Families Can Look Like
Pacific Standard
You've used domestic violence to demonstrate how policies can—and must—change to support families. Domestic violence statutes used to cover only those who were married and living in the same home; they've since evolved to apply to other intimate ...

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Shame on LHC thuggery - Daily Times

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:18

Daily Times
Shame on LHC thuggery
Daily Times
That we have laws against workplace harassment and domestic violence is singularly a result of their activism — as part of the broader activism towards the strengthening of democracy. If disdainful patriarchy still comes in the way of women ...

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Clementine Ford: The male victims of domestic violence we need to listen to - The Sydney Morning Herald

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:19

The Sydney Morning Herald
Clementine Ford: The male victims of domestic violence we need to listen to
The Sydney Morning Herald
There's a lot of derailment and obfuscation that occurs in both the response to and the reporting of incidences of family violence, particularly when a perpetrator commits family homicide. Jane Gilmore's #FixedIt project aptly demonstrates this ...

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Workplace Violence Occurring At Alarming Rate: Time For Employers To Be Proactive - Lexology (registration)

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:50

Workplace Violence Occurring At Alarming Rate: Time For Employers To Be Proactive
Lexology (registration)
Often the employee assailant previously exhibited warning signs of violence, including aggressive complaints about management, threats made to coworkers, or involvement in an ugly domestic, marital, or child custody dispute at home. But it is common ...

The Link Between Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings - The New Yorker

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 21:30

The New Yorker
The Link Between Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings
The New Yorker
As Rebecca Traister has written, for New York magazine, “what perpetrators of terrorist attacks turn out to often have in common more than any particular religion or ideology, are histories of domestic violence.” Traister cites Mohamed Lahouaiej ...
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Everytown Analysis of Mass Shootings - a report on mass shootings between January 2009 and December 2016Everytown Research

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More parts of Canada may soon provide paid leave for victims of domestic violence - PRI

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:47

PRI
More parts of Canada may soon provide paid leave for victims of domestic violence
PRI
Barb MacQuarrie, community director of the Centre for Education on Violence Against Women and Children at the University of Western Ontario, is a leading advocate for the legislation. For starters, she says, the rules establish domestic abuse as a ...

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Goodwill hosts safety training - Valdosta Daily Times

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:09

Valdosta Daily Times
Goodwill hosts safety training
Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — Valdosta Police Officer Vernotis Williams led a violence in the workplace safety training this week at the Goodwill Career Center. Workplace violence includes intimidation, bullying, stalking, threats, physical attacks, domestic violence or ...

The Link Between Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings - The New Yorker

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:48

The New Yorker
The Link Between Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings
The New Yorker
As Rebecca Traister has written, for New York magazine, “what perpetrators of terrorist attacks turn out to often have in common more than any particular religion or ideology, are histories of domestic violence.” Traister cites Mohamed Lahouaiej ...

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The Virginia gunman is a reminder: domestic abusers are a danger to society - The Guardian

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 06:01

The Guardian
The Virginia gunman is a reminder: domestic abusers are a danger to society
The Guardian
The San Bernardino gunman shot his ex-wife while she was teaching at an elementary school, the Fort Lauderdale shooter was accused of strangling his girlfriend, the Orlando shooter beat up his ex-wife and a Kansas man opened fire on his workplace after ...

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Goa women's panel faces a new challenge - The Hindu

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 02:58

Goa women's panel faces a new challenge
The Hindu
The Goa State Commission for Women (GSCW) is worried about the rise in domestic violence in educated families, cases of marital discord resulting from the obsessive use of social media, and harassment at workplace. “Earlier, cases of domestic violence ...

The Link Between Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings | The ... - The New Yorker

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 21:39

The New Yorker
The Link Between Domestic Violence and Mass Shootings | The ...
The New Yorker
At a press conference, the F.B.I. agent Tim Slater discusses James Hodgkinson, who shot Congressman Steve Scalise and four others. Like many mass ...

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Union power makes its mark with domestic violence leave | The ... - The West Australian

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 20:37

The West Australian
Union power makes its mark with domestic violence leave | The ...
The West Australian
WA's biggest employer has granted all of its employees a new paid leave entitlement.

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Goa women's panel faces a new challenge - The Hindu

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 14:37

Goa women's panel faces a new challenge
The Hindu
Panaji: The Goa State Commission for Women (GSCW) is worried about the rise in domestic violence in educated families, cases of marital discord resulting from the obsessive use of social media, and harassment at workplace. “Earlier, cases of domestic ...

Women's organization, union negotiating leave for domestic violence - OHS Canada

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:42

Women's organization, union negotiating leave for domestic violence
OHS Canada
“There are so many more barriers to women being in the workplace. “We have to do things that are right, to keep women engaged in their employment and moving forward.” While workers' need for leave due to domestic violence is not so frequent in a small ...

Bill Aims to Impove Responses to Domestic Violence - WesternSlopeNow

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 23:23

WesternSlopeNow
Bill Aims to Impove Responses to Domestic Violence
WesternSlopeNow
Officials hope that with this bill responses to future domestic violence reports will improve. Kaye Hotsenpiller says this is important "because these individuals are in your workplace, and their kids are in your children's schools, and we need to do a ...

Sycamore homicide draws attention to domestic violence - DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 15:19

DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Sycamore homicide draws attention to domestic violence
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
SYCAMORE — After Lidia J. Juarez was found shot to death in a car outside her workplace Friday afternoon in Sycamore, investigators soon learned the only suspect in the case was her estranged husband. Juarez, 37, of DeKalb, had an active order of ...

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harassment at work place: 16,000 women to be trained against ... - Times of India

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:31

Times of India
harassment at work place: 16,000 women to be trained against ...
Times of India
AURANGABAD: The Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) has resolved to train as many as 16,000 volunteers from government or related ...

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How to protect yourself at work - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports- - WCAX

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 18:40

How to protect yourself at work - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-
WCAX
He says workplace violence takes many forms, including the wrath of disgruntled employees, outsiders recognizing an open environment or domestic violence spilling into the workplace. "Each individual should kind of ask themselves, whether I'm walking ...

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