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Sask. government grants 10 days of leave from work to survivors of interpersonal violence
Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes to Workplace Laws
How domestic violence seeps into the workplace
Asking the abuser: Studying effects of domestic violence on workplaces – by asking perpetrators
Western Media Relatons: Study investigates effects of domestic violence on workplaces – by asking perpetrators
Science Newsline: Study Investigates Effects of Domestic Violence on Workplaces - by Asking Perpetrators
Domestic violence costs perpetrators’ workplaces too: Western, U of T researchers find
Study: Domestic violence affects victims, offenders in the workplace
Study investigates effects of domestic violence on workplaces -- by asking perpetrators
One-third of domestic violence perpetrators contact partner or ex during work, study says

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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How to Set Up Security Measures at Work to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

Plan aheadDomestic violence often enters the workplace. We’ve seen this time and time again. So what can we do about it? How can we prevent more workplace tragedies and better protect victims of domestic abuse at their work? There are many simple but highly effective measures that any workplace can take to create a safe and supportive environment. If domestic violence is a concern, having the proper safety measures in place can help save a life. This is also why it is so important that if we think we hear something, see something, or know something, that we speak up.