SAFE AT HOME / SAFE AT WORK

Domestic violence is a workplace issue and the SDA can help. If you are a experiencing domestic violence it can affect your ability to work effectively and may also put yourself and your co-workers in danger in the workplace.

Is domestic or family violence affecting:

–          your ability to get to work on time?

–          your performance at work?

–          your safety and/or safety of co-workers?

–          your attendance at work?

–          your ability to juggle work and family responsibilities?

How can the SDA help?

If you, or a family member you are supporting, are experience domestic violence and it is impacting on your works, the SDA can:

–          help you to gain information about – and access to – your entitlements;

–          assist you in trying to negotiate flexible working arrangements;

–          speak to management on your behalf about the impact of domestic violence at work;

–          assist in developing a safety action plan with your employer, if necessary

For assistance at work, contact the SDA on 8139 1000 or 1800 806 398

For expert support and advice, including counselling, call 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)

 

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