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Paid DV staff leave in Australia extends to private sector

June 04, 2013 at 5:53 PM

National Asutralia Bank challenges other big corporate  employers to follow or better its offer of Paid Staff Domestic Violence leave to its 43,000 staff. The entitlement gives unlimited leave. Public sector already provides for such leave provision in Australia. This private sector announcement supports economic security of victims of domestic violence. 'The economic freedom from remaining in paid work is regarded as vital in helping victims escape violent relationships.' NAB will provide counselling and additional leave for its workers who experience domestic violence, and employees will be offered a flexible work schedule. More on that inspiring story here

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