Domestic Violence in the Workplace
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Domestic Violence Victim Services
Domestic violence is threatening, abusive, or violent behavior in the home between adults. Learn about support services in Oregon.
Source: Oregon DHS
New Study Examines the Role of Intimate Partner Violence in Workplace Homicides Among U.S. Women
Researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Injury Control Research Center at West Virginia University (WVU-ICRC) have found that intimate partner violence resulted in 142 homicides among women at work in the U.S. from 2003 to 2008, a figure which represents 22% of the 648 workplace homicides among women during the period.
Domestic Violence and the Workplace
This report summarizes results from employer focus groups exploring the impact of domestic violence in the workplace, by Partnership for Prevention, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
Domestic Violence: What Unions Can Do
Domestic violence fits into the agenda of unions as a health and safety issue, a workplace issue, a discrimination issue, a family issue — and as a human rights issue.