We partnered with researchers at the University of Western Ontario and conducted the first ever Canadian survey on domestic violence in the workplace. We did this because there is almost no data on this issue in Canada. This video talks about the experience and highlights the findings.
One in three workers have experienced domestic violence, and for many, the violence follows them to work. Often abusers will try and prevent victims from getting to work, causing them to be late or to have to miss work. Abusers also may excessively call, email, or text victims while they are at work, come into the workplace, or stalk the victim.Read more
Initial Findings of a Pan-Canadian Survey on Domestic Violence and the Workplace.
Why do workplaces and unions need to be involved in domestic violence awareness?Read more
What are the warning signs of abusive behaviour, or that someone may be a victim of DV?Read more
What to do when you’ve identified warning signs that a member may be being abused, or that a member is perpetrating domestic violence.Read more
Collective bargaining can play an important role in keeping people safe and supported at work.Read more
These model clauses are suggested language that unions can use to develop proposals on domestic violence for collective bargaining.Read more