Domestic violence is a serious issue that can have devastating effects on every facet of a person's life. In the workplace, it can lead to problems such as absenteeism, tardiness, decreased productivity, increased turnover, and even incidents of abusive individuals harassing or attacking a partner at work.
As your staff is your organization’s greatest asset, it's vital to foster the health and security of everyone in your workplace. To help you increase safety and decrease the risk of domestic violence incidents occurring in your organization, read “Domestic Violence Statistics and Your Workplace,” which raises awareness about the effects of domestic violence. “Domestic Violence Affects All of Us” is another helpful resource on the importance of developing policies and procedures for increasing workplace safety.
The following articles and resources also contain a wealth of information about preventing and addressing domestic violence issues. Please note that while CPI does not endorse the external resources, we believe that they may be helpful to you in your efforts to address this profound concern.
United States Resources
Funding Organizations - Canada
Other International Resources