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Shining a light on health-care violence | Sarnia Observer - Sarnia Observer

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 17:00

Sarnia Observer
Shining a light on health-care violence | Sarnia Observer
Sarnia Observer
Michael Hurley, left, with the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions, poses with researchers Margaret Keith and Jim Brophy, and a photo of a battered health-care worker, Thursday at the Sarnia Library. They're touring Ontario communities, drawing ...

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Christmas campaign: Is your work colleague a victim of domestic violence or abuse? - Herts Advertiser

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 15:06

Herts Advertiser
Christmas campaign: Is your work colleague a victim of domestic violence or abuse?
Herts Advertiser
This impacts on everyone, not just those people directly affected by domestic abuse. Chris Roach, chair of the Herts Domestic Abuse Helpline said: ”Domestic abuse is having a negative impact on the morale, productivity and performance of workplace ...

Vigil against violence in Dougall Park - Coast Reporter

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 11:51

The Hill
Vigil against violence in Dougall Park
Coast Reporter
“Now we talk about violence against aboriginal women, domestic violence and workplace violence.” Afterwards, if participants need it, the Kin Hall will be open to warm up and debrief. All are welcome to attend. In a statement marking the day, the ...
A call to action: It's time to eradicate all violence against womenThe Hill

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Derry to shine light on domestic abuse by illuminating council offices purple - Derry Now

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:48

Derry to shine light on domestic abuse by illuminating council offices purple
Derry Now
Foyle Women's Aid is taking part in a series of events during the 16 Days including training NIPSA trade union representatives about domestic violence in the workplace and the need for workplace policies. Childcare co-ordinator Rosin Hamill highlighted ...

UN not 'immune' to sexual misconduct, says UN Women's Mlambo-Ngcuka - Devex

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 07:24

Devex
UN not 'immune' to sexual misconduct, says UN Women's Mlambo-Ngcuka
Devex
One in three women and girls experience violence in their lifetimes, according to U.N. figures. This violence can take on many, sometimes unexpected, forms, Mlambo-Ngcuka said. “It's not just domestic violence. We are talking about trafficking; we are ...

How to handle sexual harassment at your workplace - KCRA Sacramento

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 23:39

KCRA Sacramento
How to handle sexual harassment at your workplace
KCRA Sacramento
These names carry a great deal of celebrity, but advocates with WEAVE -- Sacramento County's primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault -- said this is an everyday battle for women across the ...

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Workplace sexual misconduct allegations a watershed moment says local domestic violence investigator - WITN

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 20:36

WITN
Workplace sexual misconduct allegations a watershed moment says local domestic violence investigator
WITN
GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) People across eastern Carolina are reacting to all of the recent allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace, the latest against Matt Lauer from NBC's Today Show, which resulted in his termination. Garrett Highley told us, ...

Family Of Murdered Nordstrom Employee Raising Awareness About Workplace Violence - CBS Chicago

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:28

CBS Chicago
Family Of Murdered Nordstrom Employee Raising Awareness About Workplace Violence
CBS Chicago
Today, Harib, a physician, is joining forces with the Center for Domestic Violence Policy in trying to raise awareness about abusers who come to the workplace. “When you break up with someone, you may move out of the shared residence, so they don't ...

How to handle workplace sexual harassment - KHOU

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 18:05

KHOU
How to handle workplace sexual harassment
KHOU
Having an open conversation with students at the University of Houston Downtown, Asst. Professor of Corporate Communication Dr. Murray talked about workplace harassment. “This is just the tip of the iceberg," Dr. Murray said. "Many people feel as if ...

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Is My Workplace Violence Program Ready for the Next Generation of Challenges? - Security Boulevard

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 17:59

Is My Workplace Violence Program Ready for the Next Generation of Challenges?
Security Boulevard
The Society for Human Resource Management reports from one of their surveys that 65% of companies don't have a formal policy to address domestic violence in the workplace, which makes up about a third of all motives for workplace violence. This wide ...

Canada: Sweeping Changes To Ontario Workplace Law: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) Passed By ... - Mondaq News Alerts

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 07:35

Canada: Sweeping Changes To Ontario Workplace Law: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148) Passed By ...
Mondaq News Alerts
Employees with at least 13 consecutive weeks of service are entitled to up to 10 days and up to 15 weeks of leave each calendar year if the employee or a child of the employee experiences domestic or sexual violence or the threat thereof. Notably ...

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Trevor Hancock: Many ministries could be Ministry of Health - Times Colonist

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 03:49

Trevor Hancock: Many ministries could be Ministry of Health
Times Colonist
So we need a Ministry of Crime and Violence Prevention and Community Safety. Its first task would be to identify and address the factors that lead to crime and violence — including domestic violence and violence against women, school and workplace ...

Sexual harassment in the workplace, what defines it and how to act... - YourErie

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 18:46

YourErie
Sexual harassment in the workplace, what defines it and how to act...
YourErie
Robyn Young, Director of Domestic Violence Services, tells us, "it's especially good for coaches because it gives them a way to do it I am sure that they know what needs to be done but they don't have something easy like this to go over at the start of ...

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Women in Film and Television launches 'Safer Workplace Strategies' forum - MuMbrella

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 17:44

MuMbrella
Women in Film and Television launches 'Safer Workplace Strategies' forum
MuMbrella
It will also cover issues such as bullying and intimidation within the context of the film and television industry, and will deliver a practical guide to safety and workplace rights. Confirmed speakers include Karen Willis form Rape & Domestic Violence ...

Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes To Workplace ... - Mondaq News Alerts

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 07:25

SaultOnline.com
Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes To Workplace ...
Mondaq News Alerts
On November 22, 2017, the Ontario government passed the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148), rolling out major changes to the province's ...
Sweeping Changes to Ontario Workplace Law: Fair Workplaces ...Lexology

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Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes to Workplace Laws - Lexology

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 04:59

Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes to Workplace Laws
Lexology
Domestic/sexual violence leave: An employee who has been employed for at least 13 weeks will be entitled to a domestic/sexual violence leave of up to 10 days and up to 15 weeks, if the employee or a child of the employee experiences domestic or sexual ...

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Hashtag and selfies: Cowra says no to domestic violence - Cowra Guardian

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 00:51

Cowra Guardian
Hashtag and selfies: Cowra says no to domestic violence
Cowra Guardian
Cowra recognised White Ribbon Day on Friday, November 24 with a march down Kendal Street before students from Cowra Public School and Cowra High School took part in the White Ribbon Day pledge. Speaking to the the crowd Cowra Mayor, Bill West, ...

Greens to introduce bill to legislate paid family and domestic violence leave - The Guardian

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:01

The Guardian
Greens to introduce bill to legislate paid family and domestic violence leave
The Guardian
The Greens will introduce a bill to legislate for all employees to get 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave, in line with a campaign from the Australian Council of Trade Unions. The suggestion for 10 days' leave effectively outbids the ...

USQ throws support behind domestic violence campaign - Toowoomba Chronicle

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 00:10

Toowoomba Chronicle
USQ throws support behind domestic violence campaign
Toowoomba Chronicle
The handover followed a USQ's Women's Network-hosted panel made up of Strategenics CEO Chris Mills, Domestic Violence Action Centre representative Kathleen Turley, USQ's Dr Lisa Beccaria, Associate Professor Gavin Beccaria, Suzanne Maloney ... "USQ is ...
Community says no to violenceRiverine Herald
Fuller joins White Ribbon walk in SydneyDeathRattleSports.com

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Solution beyond safe homes - Trinidad & Tobago Express

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 21:04

MaltaToday
Solution beyond safe homes
Trinidad & Tobago Express
The fact that an increasing number of people, mostly women, need to be rescued from domestic violence, underscores the failure to respond to the seemingly intractable problem of gender-based violence, especially in the home. Given the hard fact that ...
Updated| New measures against domestic violence kick-start 16-day awareness campaignMaltaToday
Why intimate partner violence is your businessDhaka Tribune
SAFE SPACES: A study on paid family/ domestic violence leaveWomen's Agenda
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