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Ontario NDP Leader Introduces Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence - Raise the Hammer

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 07:27

Ontario NDP Leader Introduces Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence
Raise the Hammer
The bill would provide ten days of paid leave, workplace accommodations and mandatory workplace training on domestic violence (DV) and sexual violence (SV). Through petitions and emails to the Ontario Premier, Minister of Labour, and Minister of ...

Support Survivors of Domestic Violence! 'He For She Heroes' annual fundraising Charity Ball set to hold in London I ... - BellaNaija

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:36

BellaNaija
Support Survivors of Domestic Violence! 'He For She Heroes' annual fundraising Charity Ball set to hold in London I ...
BellaNaija
“He For She Heroes Award” – the main highlight of the evening, recognizes men who are actively involved in the empowerment of women both in the community and in the workplace. This extraordinary ball would kick off at 18.30pm by Her Royal Highness ...

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Trevor Hancock: Creating mentally healthy communities - Times Colonist

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 03:01

Trevor Hancock: Creating mentally healthy communities
Times Colonist
Now we see efforts to change the social norms around bullying in school and on the internet, gender and racial discrimination and harassment in the workplace, domestic violence and other issues that have led to significant mental-health impacts. The ...

Westpac's anti-domestic violence efforts lauded - HRM New Zealand

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:15

HRM New Zealand
Westpac's anti-domestic violence efforts lauded
HRM New Zealand
Westpac has been awarded the first DVFREE Tick from Shine, a leading anti-domestic violence organisation. The DVFREE Tick recognised the bank's comprehensive domestic violence programme that offers a safe and supportive workplace for employees ...

Story Jump Start: Economic Impact of Domestic Violence - Reynolds Center

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 08:39

Story Jump Start: Economic Impact of Domestic Violence
Reynolds Center
Because domestic violence can seep into work life, several states have laws regarding domestic violence and the workplace. California employers with 25 or more people on the payroll must allow up to 12 weeks of leave for victims of domestic violence to ...

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Time for national leadership on DV leave - The Westender

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 07:14

The Westender
Time for national leadership on DV leave
The Westender
COAG noted the report on the outcomes of the COAG National Summit on Reducing Violence Against Women and Their Children included the need for best practice in regard to workplace responses to Domestic and Family Violence. Executive President of ...

Unions Tasmania push for 10 days paid family violence leave - The Advocate

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:07

The Advocate
Unions Tasmania push for 10 days paid family violence leave
The Advocate
Tasmanian social worker Pru Peschar has joined the push for paid domestic violence leave to be offered to all employees after seeing the debilitating toll family violence can have on its victims. Unions Tasmania has urged the Australian government to ...

New app targets domestic abuse - Yale Daily News (blog)

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 01:27

New app targets domestic abuse
Yale Daily News (blog)
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health are designing a mobile app intended to help mothers and daughters stop the cycle of domestic violence. Tiara Willie SPH '20, a doctoral student at the School of Public Health, and her ... violence between ...

DC Stands for Dogs and Cats: New Survey Confirms Capitol Hill is a Very Pet-Friendly Workplace - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 20:16

PR Web (press release)
DC Stands for Dogs and Cats: New Survey Confirms Capitol Hill is a Very Pet-Friendly Workplace
PR Web (press release)
A new survey confirms that Capitol Hill remains a very pet-friendly workplace today, with a solid majority of House and Senate offices who responded to the survey saying they welcome pets at work on the Hill. The survey included in-person interviews in ...

David McLean: New Zealand workplaces can do more to address family violence - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 19:00

New Zealand Herald
David McLean: New Zealand workplaces can do more to address family violence
New Zealand Herald
Westpac NZ CEO David McLean writes why family violence is a workplace issue all employers need to address. The bank is the first organisation to earn a DVFREE Tick - an accreditation that recognises the bank's comprehensive domestic violence ...
Shine Awards First Domestic Violence Free Tick to Westpac | Scoop ...Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Violent boyfriend cost an Auckland woman three jobs in a year | Stuff ...Stuff.co.nz

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Shine Awards First Domestic Violence Free Tick to Westpac - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:01

Shine Awards First Domestic Violence Free Tick to Westpac
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The DVFREE Tick recognizes that Westpac NZ has a comprehensive domestic violence programme that provides a safe and supportive workplace for staff who are experiencing domestic violence. It ensures staff know what to do if they see or know domestic ...

Shine Awards First Domestic Violence Free Tick to Westpac - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 16:01

Stuff.co.nz
Shine Awards First Domestic Violence Free Tick to Westpac
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
The DVFREE Tick recognizes that Westpac NZ has a comprehensive domestic violence programme that provides a safe and supportive workplace for staff who are experiencing domestic violence. It ensures staff know what to do if they see or know domestic ...
Westpac leads way on family violenceNew Zealand Herald
Violent boyfriend cost an Auckland woman three jobs in a yearStuff.co.nz

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Westpac leads way on family violence - NZ Herald - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:03

Westpac leads way on family violence - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
Domestic violence is a workplace issue and bosses should care what happens to staff outside work, says Westpac chief executive David McLean. Westpac is the ...

Domestic violence and opioid abuse affect us all - Yakima Herald-Republic

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 01:07

Domestic violence and opioid abuse affect us all
Yakima Herald-Republic
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that medical care, mental health services and lost workplace productivity add up to $8.3 billion every year across the nation. Lost productivity at work alone amounts to $727.8 million a ...

BUSINESS CALENDAR - Worcester Telegram

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 21:49

BUSINESS CALENDAR
Worcester Telegram
The Chamber of Central Mass South will host “Domestic Violence in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know” from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4, at The Barn at Wight Farm, 420 Main St., Sturbridge. The cost is $20 per person. For more information, call ...

Nicole Kidman Wrote a Powerful Open Letter About Domestic Violence - Glamour

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 09:45

Glamour
Nicole Kidman Wrote a Powerful Open Letter About Domestic Violence
Glamour
Following her Emmy win for her role as Celeste, a domestic abuse survivor on HBO's Big Little Lies, Nicole Kidman wrote a powerful essay addressing domestic violence and how it affects women in the winter issue of Porter Magazine. “It never occurred to ...

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Denisha Shaw - Mediate.com

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:37

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Denisha Shaw
Mediate.com
Dr. Denisha Shah, DO, MPH, is aspiring to advance in a multi-dimensional study of integrative health-care, holistic medicine, global healing, and eternal peacemaking through a triple degree pursuance as a doctorate in osteopathic medicine (DO), masters ...

Ontario NDP bring domestic and sexual violence bill to debate - rabble.ca (blog)

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 02:44

rabble.ca (blog)
Ontario NDP bring domestic and sexual violence bill to debate
rabble.ca (blog)
Peggy Sattler's Private Member's Bill 26, the Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Leave, Accommodation and Training Act, 2016 passed second reading with unanimous support on October 20, 2016. Since then, Bill 26 has been in limbo. The Bill would ...

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Victim Services faces 'crisis' - Brockville Recorder and Times

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 19:34

Brockville Recorder and Times
Victim Services faces 'crisis'
Brockville Recorder and Times
“We're required by law to provide ongoing support to victims of terrible crimes – including sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking – but the ministry is not providing enough funding except for a few short hours following the traumatic ...

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Paid time off urged for domestic violence victims - Toronto Star

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 18:33

Toronto Star
Paid time off urged for domestic violence victims
Toronto Star
Victims of domestic violence should have the option of taking up to 10 days of paid leave so they — and their children — can seek medical help or get counselling, find a place to live or deal with the police and courts, the Ontario government is ...

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