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Millions of Australian workers get access to unpaid domestic violence leave from August 1 2018 - NEWS.com.au

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 08:03

NEWS.com.au
Millions of Australian workers get access to unpaid domestic violence leave from August 1 2018
NEWS.com.au
Alternatively, an employer may already have a workplace policy in place which allows them to access family and domestic violence leave. Experts are advising employers and their staff to have open and reassuring discussions about the new leave offering ...

Your Employee Is a Victim of Domestic Violence—What Should an ... - Lexology

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 07:38

Indian NewsLink
Your Employee Is a Victim of Domestic Violence—What Should an ...
Lexology
New Zealand parliament recently passed a law granting employees 10 days of extra paid leave each year for victims of domestic violence to change…
Paid leave for family harm victims approved – indiannewslink.co.nzIndian NewsLink

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New Zealand Passes World's First Bill To Guarantee Paid Leave To Domestic Violence Survivors - A Plus

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:58

A Plus
New Zealand Passes World's First Bill To Guarantee Paid Leave To Domestic Violence Survivors
A Plus
Every four minutes, New Zealand authorities are called to handle domestic violence cases. A new bill passed by the country's legislature is intended to ensure that survivors are supported in the workplace while they make changes at home. The bill is ...
New Zealand to grant paid leave for victims of domestic abuse - EWNEyewitness News
Domestic Violence Bill could cost the EmployerScoop.co.nz

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4-1-1 on Comp: Workplace Fights and the Aggressor Doctrine - WorkersCompensation.com (press release)

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 09:13

4-1-1 on Comp: Workplace Fights and the Aggressor Doctrine
WorkersCompensation.com (press release)
Holly Hill, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Employees have to face dangers in the workplace on a daily basis. Whether it's locking up late, workplace violence, or domestic disputes that spill into the workplace. Recently, an employee of Little Caesars ...

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New Zealand to grant paid leave for victims of domestic abuse - Eyewitness News

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 06:20

Eyewitness News
New Zealand to grant paid leave for victims of domestic abuse
Eyewitness News
WELLINGTON – New Zealand has become one of the only countries offering paid leave to domestic violence survivors, after approving a law aimed at protecting victims. New Zealand has one of the worst records for domestic violence among developed ...
Domestic Violence Bill could cost the EmployerScoop.co.nz

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Champions to tackle family violence - Latrobe Valley Express

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:04

Latrobe Valley Express
Champions to tackle family violence
Latrobe Valley Express
Not because he competed in the Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon in 1999 or because he played in Morwell's premiership side against Traralgon in '93 – but because he's on the lookout in the workplace for victims of family violence. Mr Waller, 50, is one of 16 ...

Domestic Violence Bill could cost the Employer - Scoop.co.nz

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 20:47

Domestic Violence Bill could cost the Employer
Scoop.co.nz
... for victims of domestic violence. The Bill supports victims to stay in paid employment and addresses any discrimination by amending the definitions and circumstances of forms of workplace violence, such as bullying or violence from customers or client.

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Parents can promote gender equality and help prevent violence against women. Here's how - ABC News

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 18:25

ABC News
Parents can promote gender equality and help prevent violence against women. Here's how
ABC News
It's only a little over halfway through the year and already 37 Australian women have been killed by violence. On average, at least one Australian woman is killed by a current or former partner a week, and about one in six women have experienced sexual ...

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Winton Police deliver domestic violence workshops - myPolice (press release) (blog)

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 18:07

Winton Police deliver domestic violence workshops
myPolice (press release) (blog)
QPS officers from these stations delivered presentations and provided feedback as part of the educational program. The workshops concentrated on the effects of domestic violence in the workplace and the signs fellow workers should look for. By having ...

Firies take a stand against violence towards women - Sunshine Coast Daily

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 23:36

Sunshine Coast Daily
Firies take a stand against violence towards women
Sunshine Coast Daily
"We are currently in the process of becoming a White Ribbon accredited workplace. White Ribbon is standing against domestic violence and we are against all forms of violence.” Mr Stuart said with other emergency services already recognised as a White ...

Domestic violence: The warning signs - Rutland Herald

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 19:10

Rutland Herald
Domestic violence: The warning signs
Rutland Herald
If signs of physical abuse are visible, that indicates abusers no longer cares about hiding their actions, according to Diane Kinney, co-director of the Circle Center in Barre, which serves victims and survivors of domestic violence. ... Any time spent ...

Popular Feminism: Gendered Mass Violence - lareviewofbooks

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:05

Popular Feminism: Gendered Mass Violence
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This is the fourth installment in a bi-monthly column that will explore some of the different cultural facets of popular feminism, the #MeToo movement, and the contemporary cultural awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace and in daily life ...

Pinnacle EMS Quick Take: Why public safety leaders must have zero-tolerance for sexual misconduct - EMS1.com

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:58

Pinnacle EMS Quick Take: Why public safety leaders must have zero-tolerance for sexual misconduct
EMS1.com
Jefferies, who has spent more than half of her 23-year career as an investigator specializing in child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence, outlined specific leadership actions that paramedic chiefs and EMS leaders should take to ensure their ...

Pinnacle EMS Quick Take: Why public safety leaders must have zero-tolerance for sexual misconduct - EMS1.com

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 10:58

Pinnacle EMS Quick Take: Why public safety leaders must have zero-tolerance for sexual misconduct
EMS1.com
Jefferies, who has spent more than half of her 23-year career as an investigator specializing in child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence, outlined specific leadership actions that paramedic chiefs and EMS leaders should take to ensure their ...

What You Should Know About The New Paid Sick Leave Bill - Refinery29

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 09:55

Refinery29
What You Should Know About The New Paid Sick Leave Bill
Refinery29
While Rhode Island's paid sick and safe leave law protects survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault so they don't have to worry about losing their jobs while going to court or seeing a doctor, advocates argue that H.R. 4219 — the Workflex in ...

Program promotes safety from domestic violence - Post-Chronicle

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 07:41

Post-Chronicle
Program promotes safety from domestic violence
Post-Chronicle
The Lethality Assessment Program, started by the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence in 2012, went into full swing several months back, making this the only state in the country to have a uniform response protocol from police departments ...

New Zealand becomes first country to introduce paid leave for ... - The indy100

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 05:36

Christian Science Monitor
New Zealand becomes first country to introduce paid leave for ...
The indy100
On Thursday it was confirmed that New Zealand will be the first country in the world to offer paid leave for victims of domestic violence. The landmark legislation ...
New Zealand approves paid leave for domestic violence survivorsChristian Science Monitor
Domestic violence bill: Warning of unintended consequencesStuff.co.nz
New Zealand gives victims of domestic violence 10 days of paid leavemyCentralOregon.com
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Helping the vulnerable preferable to punishing them because they are - Timaru Herald

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 01:33

Timaru Herald
Helping the vulnerable preferable to punishing them because they are
Timaru Herald
The passing of Green Party MP Jan Logie's domestic violence bill this week, making New Zealand the first country in the world to create a new universal entitlement for domestic violence victims to take leave, was the perfect antidote to some other ...

Domestic violence bill: Warning of unintended consequences - Stuff.co.nz

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 01:01

Stuff.co.nz
Domestic violence bill: Warning of unintended consequences
Stuff.co.nz
But a lack of support at her workplace didn't make it easy. She found it hard to get time off work to get things sorted for herself and her kids – others there saw her ... The law requires employers to give victims of domestic violence up to 10 days ...
New Zealand approves paid leave for domestic violence survivorsChristian Science Monitor
10 Days Paid Leave For Domestic Violence Survivors, New Law A 'Huge Win' In New ZealandIndia Times
New Zealand: New law entitles domestic abuse victims to extra 10 days' leaveScottish Legal News
The Logical Indian
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Canada: Domestic Abuse Impacts The Workplace Too - Mondaq News Alerts

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 20:00

Mondaq News Alerts
Canada: Domestic Abuse Impacts The Workplace Too
Mondaq News Alerts
The #MeToo movement has put sexual harassment and violence in the workplace front and center. But what about violence that occurs in the personal lives of employees, such as domestic abuse and sexual violence? Is this something that employers should ...

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