New employment entitlements for victims of domestic violence
The Domestic Violence – Victims' Protection Bill recently passed its third reading and will come into effect on 1 April 2019.
The new laws are aimed at enhancing protections in the workplace for employees affected by domestic violence - making it easier for these individuals to access flexible working arrangements, paid leave and be protected from adverse treatment because they may be affected by domestic violence.
Special Counsel, Luana Nickles, discusses what you need to know, what to do and her recommendations to ensure employers are ready for these changes. Click here to read her article