Objectives for this two-day course are for participants to learn, understand and be better prepared to address Domestic Violence at work. Participants will:
- gain a deeper understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence at work and the role of the union and employer in addressing it;
- learn ways to best support members who may be experiencing domestic violence, including how to recognize and respond to the warning signs and risk factors;
- start the conversation to build awareness about domestic violence at work among your membership;
- develop strategies that build support for collective bargaining and legislative initiatives;
- Learn about referrals and pathways to community resources.
to members who may be experiencing domestic violence. This may include stewards, health
and safety representatives, member education facilitators, or staff.