Employees affected by family and domestic violence have special rights
Don’t let a bad situation become worse by not knowing what they are
Written by prominent employment lawyer and workplace relations expert Charles Power, our new eBook Family and Domestic Violence Affected Employees explains what every employer must know when managing employees who are experiencing family or domestic violence.
Learn about your legal obligations under:
- The National Employment Standards (NES)
- Anti-discrimination laws
- Criminal law
- Health and safety laws
- Privacy laws
In this guide you will find the following:
Checklist: How to meet your privacy obligations
Whilst you must protect your employees, they also have a right to privacy. Ensure you have met your privacy obligations and guard your organisation against any potential liability.
Step-by-Step: How to draft a provision for family and domestic violence leave
As well as basic legal obligations, there are other options you can consider when providing for family and domestic violence leave. Learn how you can include these in your enterprise agreement, employment contract, or workplace policy.
Download: Family and Domestic Violence Support Policy
Every organisation needs this. Access this fully editable and legally compliant template and implement it in your organisation today. This document alone will save any employer valuable time, money and stress.
When family or domestic violence affects one of your employees, it’s not just a ‘personal’ or ‘private’ problem they have, but a legal responsibility that you as an employer have to handle.
Be absolutely certain you are equipped to manage such situations professionally, sensitively and legally.