$78 million. That’s how much domestic violence in the workplace costs Canadian employers each year, according to federal government studies.In addition to being an economic imperative, addressing domestic violence against your employees is a crucial health and safety issue to the extent violence from home spills over into the workplace. That’s why a growing number of jurisdictions are requiring employers to deal with the problem as part of their workplace violence prevention duties under OHS laws. One of the first lines of defence is to implement a policy on domestic violence in the workplace like the one below. , .
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