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New training addressing domestic violence, strangulation coming to Charlotte - WSOC Charlotte

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 18:26

WSOC Charlotte
New training addressing domestic violence, strangulation coming to Charlotte
WSOC Charlotte
Officers said the woman had run to the travel stop after escaping from the home of her abusive... 1 person rushed to the hospital after drowning call at Gastonia motel. Officials said one person was rushed to the hospital · Trump commutes Alice Johnson ...

Year end crime stats for Tumbler Ridge - Dawson Creek Mirror

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:12

Dawson Creek Mirror
Year end crime stats for Tumbler Ridge
Dawson Creek Mirror
In the 2017/18 fiscal year (spanning from April 2017 to March 2018), Tumbler Ridge police saw an increase in domestic violence charges, but a decrease in break and enters. “During this time, one of the things we were looking at is domestic violence ...

#MeToo is not enough. California must invest in stopping sexual assault - Sacramento Bee

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:00

Sacramento Bee
#MeToo is not enough. California must invest in stopping sexual assault
Sacramento Bee
The state's general fund includes a mere $45,000 for sexual assault services -- 5 cents for each of the nearly one million survivors of sexual assault in California. This stands in stark contrast to the $20.6 million for domestic violence shelters and ...

Employers walk to table on fair pay, but there are doubts they'll drink - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 23:08

Stuff.co.nz
Employers walk to table on fair pay, but there are doubts they'll drink
Stuff.co.nz
For example, in April it ruled that Australian employees covered by modern awards should be entitled to five days of unpaid leave if they were affected by family or domestic violence. Foster says it is an interesting question whether fair pay ...

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357 complaints lodged at one-stop centre for women victims of violence in a year - Times of India

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:28

Times of India
357 complaints lodged at one-stop centre for women victims of violence in a year
Times of India
Gurgaon: The One Stop Centre (OSC) for women affected by violence in the district has received 357 complaints in a year between April 2017 and March 2018, revealed an RTI reply. A majority of these complaints are against domestic violence and child ...

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New workplace rules will empower workers and save lives - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 13:25

GlobeNewswire (press release)
New workplace rules will empower workers and save lives
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Workers will also have new protections when facing harassment and violence. “By defining harassment and violence under Alberta's updated OHS Act – and by requiring employers to respond to incidents such as domestic and sexual violence – workers have ...

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Global treaty to take aim at workplace harassment - Japan Today

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 17:50

Japan Today
Global treaty to take aim at workplace harassment
Japan Today
Glen Tarman, head of global advocacy at the charity CARE International, said the treaty would support some of the world's most marginalised women, working in agriculture, garment production and domestic work. "Workplace violence and harassment is so ...

Recent Amendments to Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Code Bring Big Changes to Alberta Workplaces - Lexology

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:13

Lexology
Recent Amendments to Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Code Bring Big Changes to Alberta Workplaces
Lexology
Domestic violence: Employers have the obligation to take reasonable precautions to protect workers from domestic violence in the workplace. Harassment prevention policies: The harassment prevention policies must include the following: statements that ...

Women are not safe in Ontario - TheSpec.com

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:53

TheSpec.com
Women are not safe in Ontario
TheSpec.com
On May 24, Elisabeth Salm, a 59-year-old librarian at the Christian Science Reading Room in Ottawa, was beaten and sexually assaulted in her workplace. She died a day later in ... threat to the public." These words are code for domestic violence homicide.

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Global treaty to take aim at workplace harassment - Reuters

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:12

Global treaty to take aim at workplace harassment
Reuters
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments, employers and workers are meeting in Geneva this week to work on the first international convention against workplace harassment after the #MeToo campaign thrust the issue into the global spotlight.

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Global treaty to take aim at workplace harassment - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:27

Thomson Reuters Foundation
Global treaty to take aim at workplace harassment
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Glen Tarman, head of global advocacy at the charity CARE International, said the treaty would support some of the world's most marginalised women, working in agriculture, garment production and domestic work. "Workplace violence and harassment is so ...

Terminating an Employee Arrested for Off-Duty Conduct Could Run Afoul of California Law - Lexology

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:25

Lexology
Terminating an Employee Arrested for Off-Duty Conduct Could Run Afoul of California Law
Lexology
In a time when workplace violence seems to be on the rise, many companies have adopted a strict no tolerance policy even for conduct outside the workplace. In California ... Tilkey was subsequently arrested on two counts of domestic violence. Tilkey ...

The NFL Should Be Outraged About Violence Against Women Instead of Kneeling - TeenVogue.com

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:37

TeenVogue.com
The NFL Should Be Outraged About Violence Against Women Instead of Kneeling
TeenVogue.com
It's not news that the NFL cares about its bottom line more than it cares about its supposed values, its workplace safety and fairness obligations, or even its players. What is striking is just how ... In 2016, after video surfaced of Ray Rice punching ...

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Canada: Alberta Releases Further Amendments To Its Occupational Health And Safety Legislation In Relation To Bill 30 - Mondaq News Alerts

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:08

Canada: Alberta Releases Further Amendments To Its Occupational Health And Safety Legislation In Relation To Bill 30
Mondaq News Alerts
additional requirements for employers relating to violence and harassment, including: ... prevention policy and violence prevention procedures, and listing some minimum requirements for the violence prevention policy and procedures;; taking reasonable ...

Count Us In: Women will vote on June 7 - Toronto Star

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:35

Toronto Star
Count Us In: Women will vote on June 7
Toronto Star
Violence against women services are waiting with bated breath to see who will win this election. Despite the pressing need for continued and expanded investments in sexual assault services, access to legal supports, shelters and access to reproductive ...

Minters lawyer raises thousands for DV prevention challenge - Lawyers Weekly

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:35

Lawyers Weekly
Minters lawyer raises thousands for DV prevention challenge
Lawyers Weekly
... down,” he said. Over 2,300 participated in this year's run, with the money raised to go to Australia's CEO Challenge and help with its work in domestic violence prevention through workplace and community partnerships and awareness-raising activities.

On the job harassment protection - MorinvilleNews.com

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:32

MorinvilleNews.com
On the job harassment protection
MorinvilleNews.com
Clear definitions of harassment, including sexual and domestic violence, and increased protection from violence and harassment come into effect June 1 with Alberta's updated Occupational Health and Safety laws. The government says the new standards ...

Why We Need a Global Treaty on Sexual Harassment at Work - News Deeply

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:50

News Deeply
Why We Need a Global Treaty on Sexual Harassment at Work
News Deeply
While no workplace, group, sector or occupation is intrinsically vulnerable to violence and harassment, some are higher risk than others. People who work alone or in isolated, intimate spaces, such as domestic workers, as well as those who work at ...

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True extent of domestic violence revealed at symposium - Chronicle

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 01:50

Chronicle
True extent of domestic violence revealed at symposium
Chronicle
The two-day Domestic and Family Violence Symposium, hosted by USQ Toowoomba, focused on a collaborative approach to developing more effective responses to domestic violence by way of sharing both knowledge and practice, and encouraging integrated ...

CARE calls for global treaty to stop violence and harassment in the workplace - Reliefweb

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 00:50

The Japan Times
CARE calls for global treaty to stop violence and harassment in the workplace
Reliefweb
International aid agency CARE Australia is calling on governments, employers and workers to back a new global treaty aimed at curbing violence and harassment in the workplace. The new measure is being debated this week in Geneva by members of the ...
From #metoo to a global convention on sexual harassment at workOpen Democracy

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