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Celebrate Labour Day by telling Doug Ford: “Hands off our rights!” - Toronto Star

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 07:32

Toronto Star
Celebrate Labour Day by telling Doug Ford: “Hands off our rights!”
Toronto Star
This Labour Day, workers in Ontario must join forces to stop the erosion of our hard-won rights in the workplace and beyond. It has been a tumultuous summer during which the ... to join a union and decent work, all workers benefit. It is advocacy from ...
The labour movement is telling Doug Ford “Hands off workers' rights”GlobeNewswire (press release)

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Public servant offenders eligible for paid DV leave - Courier Mail

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 08:16

Courier Mail
Public servant offenders eligible for paid DV leave
Courier Mail
Queensland's Public Service Commission (QPSC) has revealed that domestic violence offenders may be eligible for Domestic and Family Violence (DFV) leave. Commission ... “Everyone has the right to feel safe and supported in the workplace.” Mr Setter ...

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Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse - ARY NEWS

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 01:37

ARY NEWS
Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse
ARY NEWS
That's the type of hypothetical question put to staff in a new virtual reality (VR) training program, which uses immersive technology to tackle sex harassment in the workplace. It is one of a series of schemes using VR to explore social issues that are ...

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The Voice of 'Narishokti' - The Daily Star

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 14:08

The Daily Star
The Voice of 'Narishokti'
The Daily Star
Ratna, a garment worker of Mohammadi Group, has been going to her workplace while battling harassment and eve teasing for the past five years. Another woman, Jarina, has also been subject to sexual and domestic violence living in Kamalapur Railway ...

Protecting seniors from exploitation - Toronto Star

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 06:19

Protecting seniors from exploitation
Toronto Star
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board encourages employers to help reduce domestic violence with a health and safety document called Domestic Violence Doesn't Stop When Your Worker Arrives at Work. We need the same approach for seniors.

Letter: A day to acknowledge working people - The Telegram

Sat, 09/01/2018 - 05:00

The Telegram
Letter: A day to acknowledge working people
The Telegram
The NLFL, along with affiliates and community partners, also advocated for and won changes to both the definition of family violence and the Residential Tenancies Act. Both were part of increasing the recognition of the impact on victims of domestic ...

Domestic Violence Program May Lapse Before #MeToo Midterms - Bloomberg Government (blog)

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 09:18

Bloomberg Government (blog)
Domestic Violence Program May Lapse Before #MeToo Midterms
Bloomberg Government (blog)
Congress might let the Justice Department's domestic violence program lapse in its rush to get through its autumn must-do list and back home for campaigning. The Violence Against Women Act provides grants to programs that try to prevent domestic ...

The Mob Hounding OSU Over Domestic Assault Claims Are Destroying Due Process - The Federalist

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 07:44

The Federalist
The Mob Hounding OSU Over Domestic Assault Claims Are Destroying Due Process
The Federalist
Here are some questions all those columnists and TV commentators demanding that this or that coach be fired for not “doing the right thing” should consider: What is your employer's policy on domestic violence that occurs away from the workplace? Does ...

Soweto Theatre wraps up Women's Month with Basadi ka Dituku - Joburg

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 05:20

Joburg
Soweto Theatre wraps up Women's Month with Basadi ka Dituku
Joburg
Apart from the well-documented commemoration of women, the day drew attention to significant issues South African women still face, such as parenting, domestic violence, exploitation in the workplace and other social issues. ​. The theme was the ...

Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 23:08

Devdiscourse
Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse
Thomson Reuters Foundation
New virtual reality (VR) training programme uses immersive technology to tackle sex harassment in the workplace. By Umberto Bacchi. LONDON, Aug 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Your boss ends a meeting by grabbing a colleague and asking her to ...
Virtual Reality to tackle sex harassment in workplaceDevdiscourse

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FEATURE-Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse - Reuters

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 23:05

Devdiscourse
FEATURE-Virtual reality tackles real-life sex abuse
Reuters
That's the type of hypothetical question put to staff in a new virtual reality (VR) training programme, which uses immersive technology to tackle sex harassment in the workplace. It is one of a series of schemes using VR to explore social issues that ...
Virtual Reality to tackle sex harassment in workplaceDevdiscourse

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President's Commentary: Solidarity is the answer - National Union of Public and General Employees

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 13:54

President's Commentary: Solidarity is the answer
National Union of Public and General Employees
And if it weren't for unions, we would not see legislation addressing domestic violence against women passed across Canada. Whatever the roadblock, we persist. We are organizing, despite the barriers thrown at us by governments and employers alike, in ...

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Safe Leave: Employers' Evolving Obligations to Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims - JD Supra (press release)

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 08:15

JD Supra (press release)
Safe Leave: Employers' Evolving Obligations to Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims
JD Supra (press release)
In short, the pervasive nature of domestic violence makes it a workplace issue of which every employer must be sensitive. Recognizing the impact domestic violence has on employees, a growing number of states have enacted legislation requiring employers ...

Domestic violence support for workers as abuse spills into car parks ... - The Advertiser

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 07:32

The Advertiser
Domestic violence support for workers as abuse spills into car parks ...
The Advertiser
OFFICE car parks are emerging as a hot spot for incidents involving employees caught in abusive relationships, as more bosses seek training to help affected ...

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SA Working Women's Centre delivering training to more employers on how to support staff experiencing domestic ... - Herald Sun

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 07:31

Herald Sun
SA Working Women's Centre delivering training to more employers on how to support staff experiencing domestic ...
Herald Sun
WWC director Sandra Dann said there had been a spike in employers “reporting that the workplace car park is a hot spot when domestic and family violence is present”. “Reports range from partners arriving to pick up a worker and, if they are not on time ...

Domestic violence support for workers as abuse spills into car parks - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 07:31

NEWS.com.au
Domestic violence support for workers as abuse spills into car parks
NEWS.com.au
OFFICE car parks are emerging as a “hot spot” for incidents involving employees caught in abusive relationships, as more bosses seek training to help affected ...

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Smartphone apps changing the way sexual assault, domestic violence are reported - WKEF ABC 22

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 21:24

WKEF ABC 22
Smartphone apps changing the way sexual assault, domestic violence are reported
WKEF ABC 22
... students options to report assaults, and the company is also launching a new version to serve the workplace. YWCA Dayton said there are also several online resources and apps out there for people who have survived domestic violence and sexual ...

#MeToo Has Opened Our Eyes to Abuse, But Almost Nothing Has Changed - Paste Magazine

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 17:40

Paste Magazine
#MeToo Has Opened Our Eyes to Abuse, But Almost Nothing Has Changed
Paste Magazine
Outside of the workplace, domestic violence remains a massively underreported issue in America. For every bit of anger you feel against your entertainment or political heroes returning to positions of power after abusing another, keep in mind that they ...
Comedy Cellar Owner on Louis CK's Surprise Performance: "I Don't Know What the Standard Is"Hollywood Reporter

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Law under which domestic violence entails criminal liability comes into force in Ukraine - 112 International (blog)

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:25

112 International (blog)
Law under which domestic violence entails criminal liability comes into force in Ukraine
112 International (blog)
The domestic violence is the intentional, systematic physical, psychological or economical violence against the spouse or ex-spouse, member of the family, close person that leads to the physical or psychological misery, health problems, disability ...

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