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LETTER: Migrant workers face exploitation - The Guardian

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 08:22

LETTER: Migrant workers face exploitation
The Guardian
Group for a Livable Income's call on the provincial government to begin a full review of the Employment Standards Act. The many suggested changes such as the sexual harassment policy, job protection for parental leave and paid leave for victims of ...

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LETTER: Migrant workers face exploitation - The Guardian

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 08:22

LETTER: Migrant workers face exploitation
The Guardian
Group for a Livable Income's call on the provincial government to begin a full review of the Employment Standards Act. The many suggested changes such as the sexual harassment policy, job protection for parental leave and paid leave for victims of ...

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Victorian public servants have taken more than 1000 days of family violence leave - The Guardian

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 21:16

The Guardian
Victorian public servants have taken more than 1000 days of family violence leave
The Guardian
“With family violence leave applications, things are still very confidential, but at least managers in the workplace will know that somebody's experiencing that and they can provide additional support as well as the time off.” Figures provided to ...

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OPINION: Review and update - The Guardian

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:35

The Guardian
OPINION: Review and update
The Guardian
At a recent media news conference, WGLI members spoke about the need to ensure that the Act supports gender equality, enhanced dealing with workplace harassment, flexible parental and caregiving leave, and leave for victims of domestic violence. Panel ...

OPINION: Review and update - The Guardian

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 08:27

The Guardian
OPINION: Review and update
The Guardian
At a recent media news conference, WGLI members spoke about the need to ensure that the Act supports gender equality, enhanced dealing with workplace harassment, flexible parental and caregiving leave, and leave for victims of domestic violence. Panel ...

Sexual assault advocates stress awareness in community - The County

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 07:32

The County
Sexual assault advocates stress awareness in community
The County
The center provides sexual assault awareness trainings annually for employees of the Micmac administrative offices and also hosts community-wide trainings such as “How to Recognize Domestic Violence in the Workplace.” For victims, Gilberti and two ...

Domestic violence victims face catch-22 - Queensland Country Life

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 20:20

Queensland Country Life
Domestic violence victims face catch-22
Queensland Country Life
She backed a motion by her party colleague Sharon Claydon calling on the government to include domestic and family violence leave as a universal workplace right in the National Employment Standards. But Liberal MP Sarah Henderson said Australians ...

Domestic violence victims face catch-22 - Armidale Express

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 20:14

Armidale Express
Domestic violence victims face catch-22
Armidale Express
... violence leave as a universal workplace right in the National Employment Standards. But Liberal MP Sarah Henderson said Australians already had the right to request flexible working arrangements if they're experiencing family violence, and to ...

Greens push for paid domestic violence leave for workers - SBS

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 20:08

SBS
Greens push for paid domestic violence leave for workers
SBS
"The inclusion of 10 days paid domestic violence leave is the exact kind of courage that we need for those people who find themselves in a situation outside of their control," she said. "It will save lives and change the story for people for whom ...

Domestic violence victims face catch-22 - SBS - SBS

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 19:46

SBS
Domestic violence victims face catch-22 - SBS
SBS
Women shouldn't be forced to take unpaid time off work to leave violent homes, Greens MP Adam Bandt says.

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Domestic violence victims face catch-22 - Yahoo7 News

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 19:45

Yahoo7 News
Domestic violence victims face catch-22
Yahoo7 News
She backed a motion by her party colleague Sharon Claydon calling on the government to include domestic and family violence leave as a universal workplace right in the National Employment Standards. But Liberal MP Sarah Henderson said Australians ...

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival Highlights Police Shootings, Workplace Safety Among Other Topics - NBC 7 San Diego

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 22:59

NBC 7 San Diego
Human Rights Watch Film Festival Highlights Police Shootings, Workplace Safety Among Other Topics
NBC 7 San Diego
After three days of films covering topics such as the death penalty, digital espionage, stripping of natural resources and domestic violence, the San Diego Human Rights Watch Film Festival will close Sunday with two films about unsafe working ...

Local advocate breaks down sexual harassment in the workplace - WBOY-TV

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 04:48

WBOY-TV
Local advocate breaks down sexual harassment in the workplace
WBOY-TV
From Hollywood to the corporate world, sexual harassment — the making of unwanted sexual advances or obscene remarks — is drawing greater public scrutiny than ever before. A wave of sexual misconduct allegations is making a big splash on workplace ...

How Protection Orders Leave Domestic Abuse Victims Vulnerable - Sixth Tone

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 03:26

How Protection Orders Leave Domestic Abuse Victims Vulnerable
Sixth Tone
A month after China's landmark domestic violence law took effect on March 1, 2016, Ah Lian reported her abusive husband to police. Yet the officers in her rural village in eastern China's Jiangxi province doubted her story, she tells the audience at a ...

Ged Kearney to run for Labor in Batman as Shorten threatens Adani's licence - The Guardian

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 21:28

The Guardian
Ged Kearney to run for Labor in Batman as Shorten threatens Adani's licence
The Guardian
... her work “leading the fight against cuts to penalty rates and the increasing casualisation and insecure work”. Kearney, a former secretary of the Australian Nursing Federation, was looking at a state seat but has been prevailed upon to run ...

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Our criminal justice system will not save us from sexual misconduct - Vox

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 08:40

Vox
Our criminal justice system will not save us from sexual misconduct
Vox
The most visible development is Time's Up, a program launched by women in Hollywood that will raise funds for working-class women facing workplace sexual abuse to file lawsuits. While survivors who want to seek justice through the courts should do so ...

For Brazil's Women, Violence Begins at Home - Human Rights Watch

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 15:17

For Brazil's Women, Violence Begins at Home
Human Rights Watch
North America and Europe are aflame with the #metoo movement, in which women are calling out men for unwanted advances, inappropriate touching, or trying to use their workplace power to extort sex. Powerful men, including several US legislators, have ...

Workplace Security Prepares Millions of Hoosiers against Potential ... - Kokomo Perspective

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 08:03

Kokomo Perspective
Workplace Security Prepares Millions of Hoosiers against Potential ...
Kokomo Perspective
Indiana is made up of hardworking organizations and businesses that impact the Hoosier economy and its citizens' lives. Safeguarding these workplaces from vulnerabilities and potential risks is important to sustain the growth of our communities ...

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End domestic violence, vanquish trolls and defeat body shame: feminist fights for the next century - The Guardian

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 01:03

The Guardian
End domestic violence, vanquish trolls and defeat body shame: feminist fights for the next century
The Guardian
The gender pay gap needs closing and every workplace should have clear, transparent reporting procedures in place for cases of sexual harassment. Schools need to act. Every child deserves to learn about sexual consent and healthy relationships in an ...

No local deaths in annual domestic violence report, but abuse ... - Mankato Free Press

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 18:38

Mankato Free Press
No local deaths in annual domestic violence report, but abuse ...
Mankato Free Press
MANKATO — South-central Minnesota didn't have any domestic violence homicides in 2017, according to a new report, although the absence of regional cases can't be seen as a trend.

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