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The Exchange with Matt Gurney: Liberal government proposes paid leave for survivors of domestic violence Original Article: Matt Gurney, Global News Radio | Learn more…
Liberals move to give survivors of domestic violence paid leave Original Article: Kathleen Harris, CBC News | Aug. 12, 2018 Learn more…
10 days of paid leave could give domestic violence survivors a new start Original Article: Maham Abedi, Global News | Aug. 5, 2018 Learn more…
New domestic violence law will help victims Original Article: Scoop Independent News | July 26, 2018 Learn more…
New Zealand passes Bill giving 10 days' leave to victims of domestic violence Original Article: Joshua Berlinger, CNN | July 26, 2018 Learn more…
Study Examining Impact Of Domestic Violence On Workers In NL Original Article: VOCM Local News Now | July 25, 2018 Learn more…
London police, hospital urged to release photo of sex-assault suspect Original Article: Jonathan Sher, The London Free Learn more…
At the Letters: Academic and cultural perspective on the Osuna case Original Article: At The Letters, Sportsnet | July 9, 2018 Learn more…
Domestic and family violence common amongst front line health workers Original Article: Cheryl Critchley, Medical Xpress | July 3, 2018 Learn more…
'Family violence doesn’t respect boundaries between home and the workplace' Original Article: Human Resources Di Learn more…
Domestic violence bill will pass without National support Original Article: Henry Cooke, Stuff | June Learn more…
New jobs network set to challenge gender bias in UK workplaces Original Article: realwire | June 28, 2018 Learn more…
All businesses will benefit from the Domestic Violence Bill Original Article: Scoop Media | June 29, 2018 Learn more…
New Brunswick announces 5 days of paid leave for domestic violence victims Original Article: CBC News | June 29, 2018 Learn more…
Workplace violence evolving Original Article: Amanda Silliker, Canadian Occupational Safety | Ju Learn more…
HRC welcomes progress on family violence legislation Original Article: Fuseworks Media | June 14, 2018  Learn more…
Global treaty to take aim at workplace harassment Original Article: The Daily Star Lebanon Learn more…
Alberta releases further amendments to its occupational health and safety legislation in relation to Bill 30 Original Article: Learn more…
Workplace bullying, harassment targeted in OHS changes Original Article: Emma Graney, Edmonton Journal | May 28, 2 Learn more…
Sask. Domestic Violence Death Review calls for broad-based strategies to address high violence rates Original Article: Learn more…
Culture and Complacency: A Security Expert Takes a Hard Look at Workplace Security Original Article: Christopher Douyard, Learn more…
Not all men: Why does #MeToo make some men angry? Original Article: Marilisa Racco, Global News | May 1, 2018 Learn more…
#MeToo's next challenge: domestic gun violence Original Article: Rebecca Asoulin, The Christian Science Moni Learn more…
MIOB Training June 6th and 7th! Upcoming Make It Our Business training on June 6th and 7th, 2018! Click here to register! Learn more…
Companies Can Help Employees Who Face Domestic Violence Original Article: Michel Learn more…
Why family violence leave should be paid Original Article: Kate Farhall, The Conversation | March 28, 2018 Learn more…
Companies remain committed to providing paid domestic violence leave Original Article: Anna P Learn more…
Washington Expands Employment Discrimination Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence Original Article: Michael A. Learn more…
Domestic Violence in the Workplace Educational Workshop The London Coordinating Committee to End Woman Abuse is hosting a Make It Our Business domestic violence in the workplace educational workshop.  Learn more…
Employers' response to gender violence plan 'appalling' Original Article: Paul Carp, The Guardia Learn more…
Australian women more concerned with domestic abuse than sexual harassment new report suggests Original Artcile: Miranda Ward, 9Honey | Mar. Learn more…
NZ businesses create refuges in their workplace for staff Original Article: Learn more…
Why domestic abuse is an employer’s business too Original Article: Madison Darbyshire, Financial Times | Mar. 7, 2018 Learn more…
Despite costs, 65% of employers do not have a formal domestic violence policy Original Article: Valerie Bolden-Barrett, HR Learn more…
New Brunswick lawyers support bill that would allow for domestic violence leave Original Article:  Learn more…
Ottawa proposing paid leave for victims of domestic violence Original Article: Terry Haig, Radio Canada International Learn more…
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A WORKPLACE AND ECONOMIC ISSUE [OPINION] Original Article: Samara Lynn, Black Enterprise | Feb. 9, 2018 Learn more…
Michelle Rempel Calls Out Colleagues For Staying Silent On Sexist Harassment Original Video: Learn more…
PSAC wants paid time off for victims of family violence Original Article: Kathryn May, iPolitics | Jan. 19,  2018 Learn more…
The Financial Confessions: “Leaving An Abusive Relationship Cost Me Over $12,000” Original Article: The Financial Confessions | Jan. Learn more…
“Nobody would say that violence in the workplace is acceptable. That’s why this ILO convention is so crucial” Original Article: Tamara Gausi, Equal Times | Jan. 26, 2018 Learn more…
Australia: Growing support for a workplace response to domestic violence Original Article: Learn more…
Group calls for full-scale review of P.E.I. Employment Standards Act Original Article: The Journal Pioneer | Jan. Learn more…
Albertans start new year with new workplace protections Original Article: Tom Vernon, Global News | Jan. Learn more…
Employers Urged to Support Sufferers of Domestic Abuse this Christmas and New Year Original Article: The Online Rec Learn more…
What do Canadian provinces offer around domestic violence leave? Original Article: Martha Porado, Benefits Canada Learn more…
Unifor and Bell Aliant negotiate domestic violence leave Original Article: Unifor | Dec. Learn more…
Launch of New Report Chronicling Diverse Workplace Responses to Violence Original Article: UN Women Learn more…
28 years after Montreal, women still face violence Original Article: The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE Learn more…
Workplace Violence Prevention 2018: Domestic violence in the workplace is a clear and present danger Original Article: Learn more…
Workplace sexual harassment Original Article: Mallory Hendry, Canadian Lawyer | Dec. Learn more…
Sask. government grants 10 days of leave from work to survivors of interpersonal violence Original Article: Ashley Mart Learn more…
Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes to Workplace Laws Original Article: Temisan Boyo and Daryl Cukierman, Blake Cassels &amp Learn more…
How domestic violence seeps into the workplace Researchers interviewed 500 men who abused their partners Learn more…
Asking the abuser: Studying effects of domestic violence on workplaces – by asking perpetrators Learn more…
Western Media Relatons: Study investigates effects of domestic violence on workplaces – by asking perpetrators Original Article: Stephen Ledgley, W Learn more…
Science Newsline: Study Investigates Effects of Domestic Violence on Workplaces - by Asking Perpetrators Original Article:  Science Newsline | Oct. 25, 2017 Learn more…
Domestic violence costs perpetrators’ workplaces too: Western, U of T researchers find Original Article: Learn more…
Study: Domestic violence affects victims, offenders in the workplace Original Article: Adela Talbot, Western News | Oct. Learn more…
Study investigates effects of domestic violence on workplaces -- by asking perpetrators Abusers are 'our co-workers, our supervisors, those working under our supervision' Learn more…
One-third of domestic violence perpetrators contact partner or ex during work, study says New report demonstrates impact of domestic violence on workplace safety and productivity Learn more…
“They are afraid to come forward.” PATHS releases results of Sask. study on Intimate Partner Violence Intimate Partner Violence & the Workplace: A Saskatchewan Study Learn more…
Upcoming Training Opportunity for LCCEWA Member Organizations Date: May 30-31th, 2017Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm Learn more…
OAITH – Femicide List 2016 In 2016, the Ontario Association of Interval & Transition Houses (OAITH), published a Femicide List of the 32 women and children killed as a result of gender-based violence in Ontario between N Learn more…
2016 Webinar Series Join us for this upcoming webinar series presented by Margaret MacPherson. Learn more…
HR increasingly trained in domestic violence management 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 Learn more…
Domestic Abuse Policy To the Editor: Learn more…
Domestic Violence and the Workplace Educational Event for HR Professionals This two hour event includes: two expert speakers Learn more…
From Home to Office: Canadian Workplaces Are Stepping Up to Protect Employees Who Are Victims Of Domestic Violence Learn more…
Addressing Domestic Violence at Work Workshop Series with Barb MacQuarrie We are very pleased to announce that the Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children at Western University and The Conference Board of Canada are partnering in 2016 t Learn more…
Employers on the front lines against violence Saturday, November 21, 2015  |  St Albert Gazette  |  View original article Learn more…
Women take up family violence leave as ACTU lobbies employers to step up Sometimes, a day off work can save a life. Learn more…
Settlement in New York Domestic Violence Case May Set Broader Precedent Learn more…
Playing Our Part: Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence This is a significant development! Learn more…
Domestic violence affects workplaces, too  Suzanne Bowness  |  Published Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2015 Learn more…
Upcoming 2-Day Facilitator Training Session 2 Day Facilitator Training Session: June 15 - 16, 2015 Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace Learn more…
Upcoming Webinar: Domestic Violence and the Role of the Employer Hosted by: The Conference Board of Canada | Live Webinar by Louise Chenier and Charles BoyerDate: July 13, 2015 at 02:00 PM EDT Learn more…
Upcoming Webinar: Is your workplace prepared to respond to domestic violence? Register now for this free, one-hour scenario based training to: Learn more…
MIOB Selected as Finalist for Avon Global Communications Award for Exemplary Messages to Reduce Violence Against Women Make It Our Business Selected as Finalist for Avon Global Communications Award for Exemplary Messages to Reduce Violence Against Women Learn more…
CREVAWC Projects featured in Western News Bringing Help to the Community by Patricia Barrett | February 26, 2015 Learn more…
iPolitics: Domestic violence taking toll in Canada’s workplaces: study Original Artcile by iPolitics | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
Toronto Star: Domestic violence follows victims to work, survey finds O Learn more…
CBC The Current: Employers can help stop domestic violence Original Article by: CBC The Current | 27 November Learn more…
Global News: Domestic violence follows victims to the workplace, study finds Original Article by Global News | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
Metro News: Domestic violence follows victims to work, survey finds Original Article by Metro News | November 27, 2014 Learn more…
The Londoner: The impact of domestic violence on the workplace Original Article by: The Londoner | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
Caledon Enterprise: Domestic violence follows victims to work, survey finds Abusive phone calls, stalking and harassment in the workplace are common for 54% of domestic abuse victims, study discovers Learn more…
Our Windsor: Western University studies domestic violence in the workplace Original Article via Learn more…
Upcoming Make it our Business 2 Day Corporate Training Date: January 28 & 29, 2015Price: $125Location: Bayside Mall, Lambton Shared Services Centre, 150 Christina N., Sarnia Learn more…
AM980: Western University Releases Results From Domestic Violence Survey Original Article by: AM980 | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
Kelowna Now: Domestic Violence and Its Effect on the Workplace Original Artcile by: Kelowna Now | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
Our Windsor: Western University studies domestic violence in the workplace Original Article via Learn more…
Sun Media: Domestic violence follows Canadians to work: study LONDON, Ont. Learn more…
The Record: Domestic violence follows victims to work, survey finds Original Article by: The Record | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
London study explored domestic violence and work Original Article by: London Free Press | Learn more…
Huffington Post: Powerful Video Shows The Heartbreaking Reality Of Domestic Violence At Work Original Article by: The Huffington Post | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
CTV News London: Western University researchers reveal study on domestic violence at work Original Article by: CTV News London | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
Blackburn News: Study Shows Domestic Violence Follows Victims To Work Original Article by: Blackburn News | 27 November 2014 Learn more…
London Community News: Western University studies domestic violence in the workplace Original Article by London Communi Learn more…
Here's how to shift culture and reduce harassment Original artcile by Ella Bedard at Rabble.ca November 21, 2014 Learn more…
Globe and Mail: Arresting domestic violence at work Article via Globe and Mail Learn more…
Addressing domestic violence in the workplace By Chris Montanini, Londoner Learn more…
Mapping how domestic violence harms the workplace By Lynn Desjardins | Learn more…
Workplace Laws Offering Leave for Domestic Abuse Article via Corporate Counsel | August 21, 2014 Learn more…
Violence against women costs business, study shows Michelle Harris-Genge was interested in making a business case for ending violence against women.  Her new study has designed a way to calculate the costs companies face because of violent acts aga Learn more…
Family Violence and New Zealand Workplaces Economist Suzanne Snively’s report, Productivity Gains from Workplace Protection of Victims of Domestic Violence, finds that domestic violence will cost New Zealand employers at least $368 Learn more…
Domestic violence a workplace concern Learn more…
First ever nation-wide workplace survey on domestic violence in Canadian Workplaces Learn more…
New video highlights impact of domestic violence at work On Monday (Nov. Learn more…
CLC, Western University launch first ever nation-wide workplace survey The Canadian Labour Congress, working in partnership with researchers at Western University, is launching a national survey on the impact Learn more…