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Interview: Xavier Legrand on Custody and Domestic Violence - slantmagazine

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 10:52

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Interview: Xavier Legrand on Custody and Domestic Violence
slantmagazine
It's about a woman who needs to organize her escape, which is going to take place at her workplace with her kids, and you can't do a whole feature with that narrative. What's interesting in the short is that, in 30 minutes, you can tell the whole story ...

General Assembly meets in rare Saturday session - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Sat, 06/23/2018 - 21:01

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
General Assembly meets in rare Saturday session
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
The bill adds use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine to the definition of "smoking" in the Public Health and Workplace Act. The General Assembly also gave approval ... House ...

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Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna suspended for 75 games, eligible to return Aug 4th - Jays Journal

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:47

Jays Journal
Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna suspended for 75 games, eligible to return Aug 4th
Jays Journal
The commissioner's office suspended him under their Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Child Abuse Policy, in much the same way they've suspended other players who hadn't been legally convicted. Given that Osuna is making 5.3 ... While ...

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United Way holds Day of Action, with over 100 volunteers at 13 locations - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 17:54

Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
United Way holds Day of Action, with over 100 volunteers at 13 locations
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
The volunteer teams consisted of United Way workplace partners including: Publix, Bridgestone Metalpha, Montgomery County Government, Legends Bank, First Advantage Bank, Fortera Credit Union, Clarksville Department of Electricity, Mann, Smith and ...

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Mid-Cumberland Public Transit hiring drivers - Clarksville Now

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 17:52

Clarksville Now
Mid-Cumberland Public Transit hiring drivers
Clarksville Now
The volunteer teams consisted of United Way workplace partners including: Publix, Bridgestone Metalpha, Montgomery County Government, Legends Bank, First Advantage Bank, Fortera Credit Union, Clarksville Department of Electricity, Mann, Smith and ...

Big brands: the missing voice in the fight to end gender-based violence at work - Open Democracy

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 06:31

Open Democracy
Big brands: the missing voice in the fight to end gender-based violence at work
Open Democracy
Despite research by the ILO and others showing patterns of gender-based violence across global value chains and sectors including garment, hospitality, domestic work, and others, only a handful of corporate voices have spoken out in support of a ...

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Press conference turns into political spat ahead of Darling Range vote - Brisbane Times

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 05:25

Brisbane Times
Press conference turns into political spat ahead of Darling Range vote
Brisbane Times
It was meant to be a friendly press conference in which state and federal politicians could stand side by side and share some good news. Premier Mark McGowan, Transport Minister Rita Saffioti and West Australian Liberal Senator Linda Reynolds were ...

Press conference turns into political spat ahead of Darling Range vote - WAtoday

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 05:25

WAtoday
Press conference turns into political spat ahead of Darling Range vote
WAtoday
It was meant to be a friendly press conference in which state and federal politicians could stand side by side and share some good news. Premier Mark McGowan, Transport Minister Rita Saffioti and West Australian Liberal Senator Linda Reynolds were ...

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Former employees warn of 'toxic' culture at domestic abuse charity Refuge - Civil Society Media

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 19:18

Civil Society Media
Former employees warn of 'toxic' culture at domestic abuse charity Refuge
Civil Society Media
The Commission opened an operational compliance case, and trustees appointed an independent investigator. Refuge, a charity which provides support to women and children experiencing domestic violence, said it took “immediate” action once a complaint ...

AchieveHERs hosts Dunedin luncheon focused on caregiving, mental health - Bay News 9

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 19:02

Bay News 9
AchieveHERs hosts Dunedin luncheon focused on caregiving, mental health
Bay News 9
"My domestic violence happened back in '04. I didn't give my testimony publicly until our founders event. which was six years ago," said Pettit. Pettit wants to use her own past experience and new knowledge from the panelists to benefit her workplace ...

Standing up to bullies in ports - Port Strategy

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:31

Standing up to bullies in ports
Port Strategy
Recent headline-grabbing reports of investigations into allegations of workplace bullying in Australia's Southern Ports Authority and England's Port of Dover begs the questions, is the issue endemic and are such cultures engrained in the port sector ...

Namibia: Domestic Workers Fight Against GBV - AllAfrica.com

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 04:40

Namibia: Domestic Workers Fight Against GBV
AllAfrica.com
"The domestic workers are afraid to lose their source of income, and are increasingly reluctant to denounce acts of violence at their workplace. This further perpetuates intolerable situations of violence at work," she stressed. Kahua added that the ...

Sycamore police get advanced domestic violence for first time - DeKalb Daily Chronicle

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 23:42

DeKalb Daily Chronicle
Sycamore police get advanced domestic violence for first time
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
SYCAMORE – Two police officers became trainers for a domestic violence prevention training program last week, Sycamore Police Chief Jim Winters said Monday during the City Council meeting. Winters said this is the first time the department has ...

Tanzi panel's sexual harassment bills still in limbo in RI House - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 19:05

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Tanzi panel's sexual harassment bills still in limbo in RI House
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello quickly asked Tanzi, D-South Kingstown, to chair a legislative commission to examine workplace harassment and assault. Tanzi's commission put forward a ... A coalition of 17 groups, including the National ...

Business event raises £300 for Suffolk domestic abuse charity Lighthouse - Ipswich Star

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:18

Ipswich Star
Business event raises £300 for Suffolk domestic abuse charity Lighthouse
Ipswich Star
Domestic abuse costs the UK economy £1.9bn every year. Reported cases suggest 25% of women are affected by domestic violence during their adult lifetimes, and 16% of men, though the true figures may be higher. “Victims frequently find the workplace to ...

Business event raises £300 for Suffolk domestic abuse charity Lighthouse - East Anglian Daily Times

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:18

East Anglian Daily Times
Business event raises £300 for Suffolk domestic abuse charity Lighthouse
East Anglian Daily Times
Domestic abuse costs the UK economy £1.9bn every year. Reported cases suggest 25% of women are affected by domestic violence during their adult lifetimes, and 16% of men, though the true figures may be higher. “Victims frequently find the workplace to ...

Transphobia rife among UK employers as 1 in 3 won't hire a transgender - Onrec

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 05:22

Transphobia rife among UK employers as 1 in 3 won't hire a transgender
Onrec
Transphobia extends beyond the workplace. More than half (51%) think Women's Aid, the UK domestic violence charity, is wrong to consider lifting its ban on transgender women working in their refuges. Over a third (37%) feel transgender women should not ...

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Violence no more - The News International (blog)

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 01:35

The News International (blog)
Violence no more
The News International (blog)
Cases including domestic violence, marriage disputes, rape, harassment, property disputes, fraud, economic abuse (at workplace or household), emotional abuse, criminal acts (kidnappings, theft, life threat, murder) have been received at VAWC,” shares ...

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One in three employers say they are 'less likely' to hire a transgender worker - PinkNews

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:43

PinkNews
One in three employers say they are 'less likely' to hire a transgender worker
PinkNews
In spite of The Equality Act, it appears that a staggering number of workplaces think that they can discriminate against transgender employees. After a poll 1000 different workplaces, 43 percent of employers said that they are “unsure” if they would ...

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