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How can men help prevent domestic violence? - Michigan Radio

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:45

Michigan Radio
How can men help prevent domestic violence?
Michigan Radio
There's an important part of the national conversation about violence against women that hasn't received as much attention as it deserves: the role of men and boys in preventing domestic violence. Richard Tolman, a professor of Social Work at the ...

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Occupational Health and Safety Act changes are for everyone in the workplace - Peace River Record Gazette

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 06:32

Peace River Record Gazette
Occupational Health and Safety Act changes are for everyone in the workplace
Peace River Record Gazette
“With violence, they're adding a new component: violence is physical – now it's also psychological injury - and also added domestic or sexual violence. An employer, co-workers, now have a responsibility to let people who they think may be experiencing ...

Washington State Enacts New Laws Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Lexology

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 04:21

Washington State Enacts New Laws Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Lexology
Responding to the national “#MeToo” movement, Washington has enacted laws to protect victims of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace by barring nondisclosure agreements as a condition of employment and contracts limiting the ability to report ...

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YouTube shooting live updates: Shooter took her own life after wounding 3; authorities still searching for a motive - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 20:18

Los Angeles Times
YouTube shooting live updates: Shooter took her own life after wounding 3; authorities still searching for a motive
Los Angeles Times
Three people were reportedly struck by gunfire, according to the San Bruno Police Chief. A 36-year-old man was in critical condition, a 32-year-old woman was in serious condition and a 27-year-old woman was in fair condition. All three patients were ...
The YouTube shooting suspect was a woman. That's unusual in the history of mass shootingsNBCNews.com
Female shooter dead and multiple injured at YouTube's headquartersThe Sydney Morning Herald
YouTube Headquarters Shooting: Woman Kills Herself After Shooting Several PeopleOxygen (blog)
NME.com -Screen Rant -Thegardenisland.com
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The YouTube shooting suspect was a woman. That's unusual. - NBCNews.com

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 19:32

NBCNews.com
The YouTube shooting suspect was a woman. That's unusual.
NBCNews.com
But the shooting at YouTube headquarters in California on Tuesday afternoon appeared different in at least one respect: The suspected shooter was a woman. She opened fire on an outdoor dining area at lunchtime. Law enforcement sources initially said ...
YouTube Is the Latest Shooting Location: What Companies Must Do NowInc.com
Female shooter dead and multiple injured at YouTube's headquartersThe Sydney Morning Herald
YouTube Shooting Ends With Woman Suspect Dead, Three WoundedBloomberg
Stuff.co.nz -The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines -International Business Times -The Mercury News
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YouTube Is the Latest Shooting Location: What Companies Must Do Now - Inc.com

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 18:53

Inc.com
YouTube Is the Latest Shooting Location: What Companies Must Do Now
Inc.com
When the guns go off -- and in our violence-mad society, that happens with a frightening regularity -- the gap between security practices and an incident isn't lost data but loss of life. As I heard on NPR a few minutes ago, when a reporter interviewed ...

Mayor Bill Peduto: 'Safe leave' order will assist victims of domestic ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 13:53

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Mayor Bill Peduto: 'Safe leave' order will assist victims of domestic ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Nearly every day, the Women's Law Project hears from women struggling to find safety — for themselves and their kids — from domestic violence. One of ...
Peduto Introduces 'Safe Leave' Policy For Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault VictimsCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

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Washington State Enacts New Laws Addressing Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - JD Supra (press release)

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:38

JD Supra (press release)
Washington State Enacts New Laws Addressing Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
JD Supra (press release)
Responding to the national “#MeToo” movement, Washington has enacted laws to protect victims of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace by barring nondisclosure agreements as a condition of employment and contracts limiting the ability to report ...

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Companies Can Help Employees Who Face Domestic Violence - Law.com

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:41

Law.com
Companies Can Help Employees Who Face Domestic Violence
Law.com
The first step is an appropriate, comprehensive policy that expresses the company's commitment to a work environment free from violence or threats of violence, including violence or threats outside of work that impact the workplace. The company should ...

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Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence Says Rep. Esty's Response "Deeply Disappointing" - Hartford Courant

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 13:41

Hartford Courant
Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence Says Rep. Esty's Response "Deeply Disappointing"
Hartford Courant
An umbrella group representing 18 agencies serving victims of domestic violence in Connecticut issued a statement Monday saying it found Rep. Elizabeth Esty's response to charges of workplace harassment levied against her former chief of staff “deeply ...
Sources: Esty has no plans to leaveCT Post

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Fighting for change: the why and how of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements - The Charlatan

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:22

The Charlatan
Fighting for change: the why and how of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements
The Charlatan
Ummni Khan, joint chair in women's studies and associate professor in the department of law and legal studies at Carleton, emphasized how #MeToo, and #TimesUp have grown to focus on violence against women and sexual violence in the workplace, more than ...

Atento Recognized as One of the Best Companies for Women to Work in Brazil - Stockhouse

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:59

Stockhouse
Atento Recognized as One of the Best Companies for Women to Work in Brazil
Stockhouse
SÃO PAULO, April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Atento S.A. (NYSE: ATTO), the leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services (CRM/BPO) in Latin America, and one of the top five providers worldwide, was ...

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Still a long way to go for women in society - Winnipeg Free Press - Winnipeg Free Press

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 11:14

Winnipeg Free Press
Still a long way to go for women in society - Winnipeg Free Press
Winnipeg Free Press
International Women's Day was celebrated on March 8. The #MeToo movement and the Time&r... - Community Correspondent - Winnipeg Free Press.

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Key details still to solve in Capitol sex harassment policy - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 12:27

Key details still to solve in Capitol sex harassment policy
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota lawmakers are setting procedures for handling reports of sexual harassment in the Capitol. Here's a closer look at the process. HOW DID IT COME ABOUT? No cases of sexual harassment have been documented at the Capitol ...

MARIANNA KING: Root causes of school shootings - Pueblo Chieftain

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 07:18

Pueblo Chieftain
MARIANNA KING: Root causes of school shootings
Pueblo Chieftain
Violent schools are low-performing schools and they also are crucibles for future violence. If unchecked, bullying is predictive of domestic violence, workplace bullying and other adult criminal behavior. Bullying needs to be prevented in order to ...

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$168B state budget includes law to disarm domestic violence abusers - SILive.com

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 13:29

SILive.com
$168B state budget includes law to disarm domestic violence abusers
SILive.com
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Part of a $168 billion budget passed by the Senate on Friday is a law allowing judges to disarm convicted domestic violence perpetrators. "The Senate passed common sense legislation to close a glaring loophole that has allowed ...
New York state budget passesNiagara Frontier Publications
What's been ripped out of the state budgetCity & State

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Former Elizabeth Esty aide: Congress enables domestic violence and harassment - Virginian-Pilot

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 21:44

Former Elizabeth Esty aide: Congress enables domestic violence and harassment
Virginian-Pilot
The former Elizabeth Esty aide who was the victim of domestic violence — perpetrated by the Connecticut Democratic congresswoman's since-fired chief of staff — says the system for reporting abuse failed her. “I shared my story, but this isn't about ...

Esty Met With State Domestic-Violence Agency - Connecticut Magazine

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 15:29

Connecticut Magazine
Esty Met With State Domestic-Violence Agency
Connecticut Magazine
It wasn't unusual for U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty to request a meeting with Karen Jarmoc, president and CEO of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The third-term congressman had visited the Wethersfield office at least twice before ...

Esty met with state domestic-violence agency - Laredo Morning Times

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 14:53

Laredo Morning Times
Esty met with state domestic-violence agency
Laredo Morning Times
Jarmoc noted that over the last four months, the CCADV has been focusing on workplace policies on domestic violence, including national resource centers and alliances with major corporations including Cigna and Bank of America. “We know good policies ...

Congresswoman Esty: “I am not resigning....I must do better.” - CT Post

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 12:48

Hartford Courant
Congresswoman Esty: “I am not resigning....I must do better.”
CT Post
Jarmoc noted that over the last four months, the CCADV has been focusing on workplace policies on domestic violence, including national resource centers and alliances with major corporations including Cigna and Bank of America. “We know good policies ...
Congresswoman apologizes for not protecting female staffersNational Post
Former Elizabeth Esty Aide: Congress Enables Domestic Violence and HarassmentHartford Courant
Esty says she won't resign from Congress — 'I have important work to do'Meriden Record-Journal
CT Post -Hartford Courant
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