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Addressing Workplace Impacts of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence, a national project led by Futures Without Violence, works to increase the safety and economic security of workers. The project educates and builds innovative partnerships between workplace stakeholders - companies, worker associations and unions, and anti-violence advocates and service providers.
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Workplace Public Policy and Domestic Violence

Domestic violence doesn't stay home when its victims go to work. It can result in violence in the workplace, threatening phone calls, absence because of injuries, or less productive due to extreme stress.
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The Facts: Workplace Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence and Stalking

Information on domestic and sexual violence in the workplace and how employers can help make a difference.
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Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence

Through Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center (Workplaces Respond), FUTURES is building innovative partnerships between companies, worker associations and unions, and anti-violence advocates and service providers to increase the safety and economic security of vulnerable …

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Unable to Leave: Economic Sabotage and Exploitation in Abusive Relationships

Inevitably, when I share with an acquaintance that I work …

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Workplace Policies and How They Support or Contradict Core Values

Title: Workplace Policies and How They Support or Contradict Core Values

Date:  September 25, 2018

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How Employers Can Build a Framework to Address Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Workplace

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Addressing Gender-Based Violence Through the Lens of Intersectionality

When I first looked at the Futures Without Violence website, …

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Domestic Violence in Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Programs: Developing Effective Responses

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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#MarchForOurLives: A Watershed Moment in the Movement to End Violence

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As the Millennials among the FUTURES board

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Futures Without Violence Unveils Re-Designed Workplaces Respond Website

National Resource Center Relaunched on 23rd Anniversary of the Violence

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Let’s Snatch Violence and Intimidation Out of Congress

Imagine the following outrageous scenario:

A man disagrees with a …

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Fostering Safer Workplaces

Futures Without Violence along with partners Asian Pacific Institute on

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Uber Isn’t Unique When It Comes to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Shock, dismay, anger – my social media was buzzing about …

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A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Title: A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Date Recorded: November 16, 2016

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Description: Many …

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Tackling Workplace Violence: A Recap of our #SaferAtWork Convening

“You are an unmarried 28-year-old woman with one child, age …

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Global Gender-Based Violence and the Workplace Congressional Briefing

Learn more about the gender-based violence and the workplace congressional briefing featuring Congresswoman Royal-Allard.
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#Equalby2030: Rethinking Workplace Safety and Security

Join the #Equalby2030: Rethinking Workplace Safety and Security webinar on February 24th to help prevent sexual and domestic violence in the workplace.
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A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence

Join us for 'A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence' on November 5-6, 2015.
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6 Ways You Can Help Prevent Domestic Violence Every Day of the Year

Domestic Violence Awareness month is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean our efforts should stop in October. Six things you can do to help prevent domestic and sexual violence 365 days a year.
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Let’s Call ‘Time Out’ on Domestic Violence

FUTURES weighs in about domestic violence in the NFL and other professional sports leagues.
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7 Reasons Employers Should Address Domestic Violence

Why employers should address domestic and sexual abuse in the workplace.
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Workplace Resources

Information, resources, partnership and guidance in developing innovative and collaborative prevention programs, including development resources for employers and health care providers.
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Domestic Violence and Health Care Protocols

Futures Without Violence has selected model protocols from various health care settings across the U.S. and highlights on the health care practice that has implemented this protocol.
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Obama Issues Workplace DV Order

On April 18, 2012, President Obama took a major step to protect the lives of women and men who are federal employees when he issued an order directing all federal agencies to develop a policy to prevent and respond to domestic violence experienced by employees that affects the workplace.
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Addressing Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Carie Charlesworth was labeled "at risk" and fired from her teaching job simply because she is a victim of domestic violence.
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Get the Facts

Domestic, dating, and sexual violence are costly and pervasive problems in the U.S., causing victims, as well as witnesses and bystanders, in every community to suffer incalculable pain and loss.

Join us in the movement to create futures without violence …

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Linda Seabrook

General Counsel & Director, Legal Program

Linda leads a number of initiatives for FUTURES, including the Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center (Workplaces Respond). She has extensive experience in litigating employment discrimination and sexual harassment …

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Elena Dineen

Staff Attorney, Programs

Elena Dineen is a Staff Attorney for Programs at Futures Without Violence. At FUTURES, her work focuses on the workplace impacts of domestic and sexual violence, building collaborative responses to human trafficking, and issues related to the …

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May Day: Honoring Our Workers

Today marks May Day—or International Workers Day—sparked in 1886 by …

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Our Strategies

Our Strategies leverage 35 years of experience in the power of collective action by bringing together government, healthcare, workplace human rights, business and education organizations to create a society-wide web of healing and prevention. Together, we are creating a future …

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Paving the way for change on Worker’s Memorial Day

FUTURES Staff Attorney Aaron Polkey discusses the importance of creating safe workplaces on Worker's Memorial Day and beyond.
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FUTURES Supports Proposed Increase to New York State’s Tipped Minimum Wage

National nonprofit Futures Without Violence applauds Governor Cuomo for his call this week to increase the tipped minimum wage and review the current two-tiered wage system. These proposed changes present an opportunity to significantly reduce sexual harassment and abuse among tipped employees in the restaurant industry—a predominately female workforce.
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Guest Blog Post: Farm Workers Making History in Florida

Guest blogger Guadalupe Gonzalo from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers writes about the importance of fair wages to protect workers from exploitation—including domestic and sexual abuse.
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Few Executives Realize Employees Face Abuse

Seven in ten corporate executives do not perceive domestic violence to be a major issue at their companies, and nearly two in three believe its impact in their workplace is minimal – yet one in four female employees identifies as a victim or survivor of domestic violence, and 22 percent say that they have worked with a colleague who was a victim.
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Media Contacts

For media inquiries, please contact:
Lisa Lederer, lisa@prsolutionsdc.com, 202-371-1999
Tracy Tierney, ttierney@futureswithoutviolence.org, 415-678-5619

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Low Wage, High Risk Pilot Site Project

In 2014, FUTURES launched Low Wage, High Risk, a pilot site project to address the vulnerability of low-wage workers to gender-based violence and exploitation.  The project focuses primarily on the retail, food service, hotel, homecare, and agricultural sectors—where workers …

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Supporting Organizational Sustainability Training

The Supporting Organizational Sustainability to Address Violence Against Women Institute (SOS Institute) offers an interactive, multi-day training to help U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women  grantees enhance their programming organizational infrastructure.

Started in 2010, the SOS Institute …

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