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Study investigates effects of domestic violence on workplaces – by asking perpetrators

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 11:25

Researchers at the Western University and the University of Toronto released a new study today, taking an unconventional approach to understanding the significant effects of domestic violence in the workplace. By seeking the views of the perpetrators of violence, the study found that domestic violence perpetration, like victimization, has costs to the workplace in terms of worker safety and productivity and that most employers lack adequate resources to help perpetrators deal with the issue.

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Impact of DV at Work Infographic

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 13:32

Domestic abuse impact worrying

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 12:02

Senator claims domestic violence a ‘perverse disincentive’ for hiring women. Really?

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 09:59

HR increasingly trained in domestic violence management

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 10:48

Last week, the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) released data that revealed around a third of major private sector employers have a strategy in place to support employees experiencing family or domestic violence.

The WGEA’s 2014-15 dataset showed that 34.9% of employers had such a strategy or policy in place; an increase from last year’s 32.2%.

Domestic Abuse Policy

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 15:17

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Women take up family violence leave as ACTU lobbies employers to step up

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 14:19

November 22, 2015  | Original article via The Sydney Morning Herald

Sometimes, a day off work can save a life.

Employers on the front lines against violence

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 14:19

Saturday, November 21, 2015  |  St Albert Gazette  |  View original article

New legislation could soon make it an employer’s responsibility to ensure the safety of workers who are victims of domestic abuse.

Conference in Brussels Addresses Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 11:48

Settlement in New York Domestic Violence Case May Set Broader Precedent

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 14:45

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