Domestic violence results in workers compensation payment

By Thomas Parer and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal The need for employers to consider the impact of domestic and family violence on their workforce has been highlighted by the outbreak of COVID-19, with many domestic and family violence support services reporting a spike in cases as a result of lockdowns across the country. A recent…
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LGBTI+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day

Today is Australia’s first LGBTI+ Domestic Violence Awareness Day. Nearly one in three LGBTIQ+ people have experienced domestic and family violence, either in a current or previous relationship. But less than 6% of LGBTI+ people report this to the police. Today we say #ImHereForYou to raise awareness of this disproportionate impact on the LGBTI+ community,…
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NRA program sheds light on domestic violence

Published by Inside Retail, Jo-Anne Hui-Miller See original article > Last week, the National Retail Association (NRA) launched the Domestic Violence Retailer Support Hub backed by the Queensland government. The online initiative offers retailers webinars, podcasts, a hotline and other tools to help employers support their staff. “There’s been a spike in domestic violence as…
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