From the age of 15, one in four women and one in thirteen men in Australia have experienced violence by an intimate partner. This pervasiveness of domestic violence indicates the relevancy of will the new introduction of paid family and domestic violence leave to all organisations.
Taurus client, Melissa Kirby, head of Melbourne at international consulting firm Q5, explains that “paid domestic violence leave policy is a hugely positive step, for both employees, employers, and society”, further adding that beyond this, it also benefits businesses too.
Inside Retail reveals why paid domestic violence leave is such a highly important HR policy and how its benefits far outweigh the costs.
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