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New website to assist businesses to address family violence in the workplace

July 06, 2018 at 2:24 PM

From the NZFVC

A new website has been launched to assist workplaces to address family violence. The website was developed by the Human Rights Commission and seven large New Zealand employers.

The website,, provides information to support workplaces develop and implement a family violence workplace policy. This includes:

  • Background information
  • What to include in a policy
  • Where to get external support
  • What to think about when implementing a policy
  • How to get started
  • Resources, research and examples.

family violence workplace policy template is also available. The template has been developed by seven of New Zealand’s largest employers (The Warehouse Group, ANZ NZ, Countdown, Vodafone NZ, Fonterra, Ricoh New Zealand, and EY) and the Human Rights Commission. The template includes three options or levels of provisions to address family violence.

Click here for more information

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