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10 days of paid leave could give domestic violence survivors a new ... - Globalnews.ca

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 07:22

Globalnews.ca
10 days of paid leave could give domestic violence survivors a new ...
Globalnews.ca
New Zealand passed a nationwide law giving 10 days of paid leave from work to domestic violence survivors. But things are more complicated in Canada.
Paid Leave Can Help Domestic Violence Victims - The AtlanticThe Atlantic

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Firefighter keeps his job despite domestic violence arrests - New York Post

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 12:45

New York Post
Firefighter keeps his job despite domestic violence arrests
New York Post
A Brooklyn firefighter has kept his job despite two arrests for alleged violence against women — one for punching an ex-girlfriend in the face, the other for beating another ex, The Post has learned. Under Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro, the FDNY has ...

Paid Leave from Work Can Help Domestic Violence Victims Leave Abusers - The Atlantic

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 08:01

The Atlantic
Paid Leave from Work Can Help Domestic Violence Victims Leave Abusers
The Atlantic
Last week, New Zealand passed legislation granting ten days of paid leave to victims of domestic violence, becoming the second country in the world, after the Philippines, to institute nationally-mandated paid leave for DV victims. For victims, Dalton ...

Paid Leave from Work Can Help Domestic Violence Victims Leave Abusers - The Atlantic

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 08:01

The Atlantic
Paid Leave from Work Can Help Domestic Violence Victims Leave Abusers
The Atlantic
Last week, New Zealand passed legislation granting ten days of paid leave to victims of domestic violence, becoming the second country in the world, after the Philippines, to institute nationally-mandated paid leave for DV victims. For victims, Dalton ...

Lagos begins campaign against sexual harassment in workplace - Daily Sun

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:35

Daily Sun
Lagos begins campaign against sexual harassment in workplace
Daily Sun
The Lagos State Government, using its agency, Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), has commenced its “Lagos Says No to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”, in its effort to proactively address sexual harassment in the ...

Pennsylvania State Rep. Kevin Haggerty Wants Domestic Violence Survivors To Be Tested For Drugs - Bustle

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:30

Bustle
Pennsylvania State Rep. Kevin Haggerty Wants Domestic Violence Survivors To Be Tested For Drugs
Bustle
Kevin Haggerty wants alleged domestic violence survivors drug tested before they are able to receive state support, including temporary protection orders, to keep themselves safe. In a memo to his colleagues entitled "Protection from Abuse Orders: Drug ...
Bill would require PFA seekers to undergo drug and alcohol testingABC27

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LASG vows to sanction perpetrators of sexual abuse in workplace - Vanguard

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 20:07

LASG vows to sanction perpetrators of sexual abuse in workplace
Vanguard
“A survey was conducted on the impact of Domestic Violence on the workplace, and a majority of results indicated victims could not concentrate as a result of the issues they faced at home. A majority of women sampled also said they recorded a number of ...

Workplace Harassment - Employer Obligations - Lexology

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:06

Workplace Harassment - Employer Obligations
Lexology
Whether or not an employer has received a complaint, they should be aware of their obligations when it comes to workplace violence and harassment. Violence and Harassment Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The Ontario Occupational Health ...

New NYC Law Requires Employers to Engage in “Cooperative Dialogue” for Workplace Accommodations - Lexology

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:33

New NYC Law Requires Employers to Engage in “Cooperative Dialogue” for Workplace Accommodations
Lexology
As of October 15, 2018, NYC employers with four or more employees will be required to engage in a “cooperative dialogue” with a person who may be entitled to a workplace accommodation. The “cooperative dialogue” resembles the “interactive process” that ...

Pakistan's Imran Khan Promises End to Discriminatory Laws - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:07

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Pakistan's Imran Khan Promises End to Discriminatory Laws
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
Yet Pakistan still struggles to enforce laws that protect women against violence in the workplace and spaces critical to women progressing in leadership, like universities. Even where laws exist, justice is often miscarried in the face of “customary ...

BLR's Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2019 Returns March 14–15 to Legally Help Organizations Protect ... - Benzinga

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:14

BLR's Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2019 Returns March 14–15 to Legally Help Organizations Protect ...
Benzinga
Understand the link between substance abuse and workplace violence. Handle delicate workplace issues like domestic violence and sexual harassment. Identify and prevent cyberbullying in the workplace. Create an effective workplace violence prevention ...

BLR's Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2019 Returns March 14–15 to Legally Help Organizations Protect ... - Benzinga

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 05:14

BLR's Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2019 Returns March 14–15 to Legally Help Organizations Protect ...
Benzinga
Handle delicate workplace issues like domestic violence and sexual harassment. Identify and prevent cyberbullying in the workplace. Create an effective workplace violence prevention program with a limited staff and budget. Protect and train employees ...

Unpaid domestic violence leave comes into effect across Australia - ABC News

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:32

ABC News
Unpaid domestic violence leave comes into effect across Australia
ABC News
Ms Uebergang said despite reservations about the current leave being offered, the gesture would go a long way towards changing workplace cultures around domestic violence. "This is a step in the right direction, but it's a small step," she said. "We're ...
New leave for domestic violence victimsNew Zealand Herald
Why Doesn't Australia Have Paid Domestic Violence Leave Yet?ten daily
What you need to know about domestic violence leaveDynamicBusiness

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LASG moves against sexual harassment in workplaces - The Punch

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 21:56

LASG moves against sexual harassment in workplaces
The Punch
She noted that a survey conducted on the impact of domestic violence on the workplace indicated victims could not concentrate as a result of the issues they faced at home, adding that the DSVRT team could be reached on 0813-796-0048 or by dialling ...

Millions of Australian workers get access to unpaid domestic violence leave from August 1 2018 - Herald Sun

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 19:27

Herald Sun
Millions of Australian workers get access to unpaid domestic violence leave from August 1 2018
Herald Sun
“In the #metoo era with an increased public awareness of sexual harassment and domestic violence, employers need to recognise that allegations of domestic violence, inappropriate workplace behaviour, sexual harassment in and outside the workplace ...

The big change coming to every workplace TODAY set to affect millions of people – and what you need to do to get ready - Daily Mail

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 19:01

Daily Mail
The big change coming to every workplace TODAY set to affect millions of people – and what you need to do to get ready
Daily Mail
A big change has arrived at Australian workplaces, with millions of employees now entitled to a new kind of leave. All workers covered by a new award clause can apply to take five days of family and domestic violence leave, starting on August 1. The ...
New work change to affect millions of AussiesQueensland Times

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New work change to affect millions of Aussies - News Mail

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 14:33

News Mail
New work change to affect millions of Aussies
News Mail
"In the #metoo era with an increased public awareness of sexual harassment and domestic violence, employers need to recognise that allegations of domestic violence, inappropriate workplace behaviour, sexual harassment in and outside the workplace ...

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Lagos begins campaign against sexual harassment in workplace - Naija247news

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 12:08

Naija247news
Lagos begins campaign against sexual harassment in workplace
Naija247news
LAGOS BEGINS CAMPAIGN AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN WORKPLACE. The Lagos State Government under the aegis of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has commenced its “Lagos Says No to Sexual ...
Lagos Govt begins campaign against sexual harassment in workplacesPulse Nigeria

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Ontario Nurses, Health-Care Professionals in Hospital Sector Receive Arbitration Award - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 10:27

Canada NewsWire (press release)
Ontario Nurses, Health-Care Professionals in Hospital Sector Receive Arbitration Award
Canada NewsWire (press release)
However, the award does provide for some improvement in benefits, and it clarifies that the obligation to keep workplaces free from violence includes being free from domestic violence. "Heavy workload issues and workplace violence continue to be of ...

Ontario Nurses, Health-Care Professionals in Hospital Sector Receive Arbitration Award - Markets Insider

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 10:24

Ontario Nurses, Health-Care Professionals in Hospital Sector Receive Arbitration Award
Markets Insider
However, the award does provide for some improvement in benefits, and it clarifies that the obligation to keep workplaces free from violence includes being free from domestic violence. "Heavy workload issues and workplace violence continue to be of ...

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