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Domestic violence leave

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Worker productivity increases, if employees have access to payed domestic violence leave found the Australian Council of Trade Unions in a survey. The union surveyed 100 businesses that already have domestic violence leave for employees and found that employees were more productive.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions are lobbying for all work places to give employees a minimum of ten payed days a year off if they are expereincing domestic violence.

If you or someone you know of is experiencing domestic violence, you can contact the national domestic violence hotline on 1800 RESPECT or Life Line on 13 11 14. If it is an emergency contact 000.

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