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Companies Can Help Employees Who Face Domestic Violence
Why family violence leave should be paid
Companies remain committed to providing paid domestic violence leave
Washington Expands Employment Discrimination Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence in the Workplace Educational Workshop
Employers' response to gender violence plan 'appalling'
Australian women more concerned with domestic abuse than sexual harassment new report suggests
NZ businesses create refuges in their workplace for staff
Why domestic abuse is an employer’s business too

Make it our Business: Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace 

Make It Our Business provides information and education to help employers and other workplace stakeholders to meet their obligations under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. According to the Act, employers must prevent and respond to domestic violence in the workplace. Read more...

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Supporting Gender and Sexual Minorities

Nadine Wathen Receiving Research Poster AwardDomestic violence (DV) has significant impacts on workers and workplaces. In a recent pan-Canadian survey, we documented, for the first time, rates and impacts of DV on victims and their co-workers, including how health and life quality are affected, and supports offered by the workplace (see Further Readings). We were very grateful to have 37 people identifying as a gender minority (GM) respond to the survey – a small group compared to the overall sample of about 8500 people, but a large group when we consider how little we know about the experiences of gender minorities in this context.