Employers Guide to Family & Domestic Violence

The Fair Work Ombudsman has just released their Guide to Family & Domestic Violence. The new guide helps employers understand their responsibilities towards employees experiencing family and domestic violence. It also helps them develop a workplace response to managing family and domestic violence.

Knowledge, awareness and planning can help employers support their employees, meet their workplace obligations and protect their workplaces.

The guide outlines:
1) The role of the Fair Work Ombudsman and how we can help.
2) A checklist for managing family and domestic violence issues in the workplace.
3) What family and domestic violence is and how it affects workplaces.
4) Employers’ legal obligations.
5) A suggested approach to supporting employees and developing a workplace response to family and domestic violence.
6) Support and referral services.