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Upcoming Webinar: Is your workplace prepared to respond to domestic violence?
MIOB Selected as Finalist for Avon Global Communications Award for Exemplary Messages to Reduce Violence Against Women
CREVAWC Projects featured in Western News
Global News: Domestic violence follows victims to the workplace, study finds
CBC The Current: Employers can help stop domestic violence
Toronto Star: Domestic violence follows victims to work, survey finds
Upcoming Make it our Business 2 Day Corporate Training
AM980: Western University Releases Results From Domestic Violence Survey
Kelowna Now: Domestic Violence and Its Effect on the Workplace
iPolitics: Domestic violence taking toll in Canada’s workplaces: study


Nine reasons to make addressing domestic violence in the workplace your resolution in 2015

Improve our health. Spend time with loved ones. Develop work life balance. We often make personal New Year’s resolutions that focus on what we need to be healthy, happy, productive individuals. But what about New Year’s resolutions for the workplace?

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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  1. Problems at home can come to work
  2. Recognize and respond to domestic violence in your workplace
  3. I need safety and support at work

Upcoming Webinar: Is your workplace prepared to respond to domestic violence?

Register now for this free, one-hour scenario based training to:

  • Recognize warning signs and risk
  • Respond to risk- safely and effectively in a variety of settings and situations
  • Refer to internal and/or external experts
  • Report workplace hazards related to domestic violence

Date: April 7th and April 14th
Time: 11:00am EST

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CREVAWC Projects featured in Western News

Bringing Help to the Community
by Patricia Barrett | February 26, 2015

A battered woman will confide in her hairdresser about male partner violence long before she will confide in a family member or turn to a professional for help. This finding led the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) at Western to launch a campaign a few years ago called Cut It Out, which teaches stylists how to recognize signs of abuse and how to help. Because salon employees develop relationships with women they see regularly, they’re well positioned to identify behavioural changes. Wright Hair & Co. in London is one of many Ontario salons that have received training.  The campaign underscores CREVAWC’s mission to investigate, educate and prevent violence... Read the full article
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