In the Workplace
The leading cause of death for women in the workplace is homicide.
Approximately 18,700 incidents of workplace violence are committed annually in the United States by an intimate partner: a current or former spouse, lover, partner, or boyfriend/girlfriend.
If you are a victim:
If you are an employer:
Domestic Violence victims lose nearly 8.0 million days of paid work each year - the equivalent of more than 32,000 full-time jobs and nearly 5.6 million days of household productivity.*
Almost 1.8 billion dollars of work place productivity are lost annually due to Domestic Violence.*
*(Source: The Workplace Guide for Employers, Unions and Advocates, Family Violence Prevention Fund, January 1998)
Resources for employers:
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