Domestic violence leave a small cost to employers but priceless to victims

The cost of paid domestic violence leave is important because it is one of the key arguments against its proposed inclusion by the Fair Work Commission into awards that would affect 1.5 million workers.

Critics of domestic violence leave, such as the Australian Industry Group, have also complained that under the proposal of 10 days leave put forward by the Australian Council of Trade Unions, employers would also be paying the wages of perpetrators while they were taking leave to sort out legal and other related issues.

https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/feb/09/domestic-violence-leave-a-small-cost-to-employers-but-priceless-to-victims?

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