- What We Do
Over the years, we have provided advice and representation to clients, usually women, whose experience of family violence has had a detrimental impact on their employment. We know that maintaining employment for people experiencing family violence is extremely important for their security, independence and self-esteem.
In 2018, we received funding from the Victorian Government to commence the Family Violence and the Workplace Project which, among other things, involves enhancing our capacity to represent and assist Victorian workers experiencing family violence in circumstances where their employment is or has been impacted including in relation to:
To request access to the Family Violence in the Workplace service, please fill out the Referrals to JobWatch form on this website.
JobWatch has produced a discussion paper, “Domestic and Family Violence – A Real Workplace Issue For Women,” to create understanding and urging employers, government and other stakeholders through legislation and policy to assist working women experiencing family violence by providing supportive workplace environments and effective workplace responses.
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