How Employers Should Address Domestic Violence At Work

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 12:27 PM EST) -- If a company employs five women, at least one of them has probably suffered violence at the hands of a spouse or boyfriend. Every day, three women in this nation are murdered by a current or former intimate partner. Unquestionably, domestic violence affects the workplace.

One-fourth of all domestic violence victims said abuse has caused them to arrive late to work or miss work, and more than half of employed battered women have been harassed by their partner while at work. Over 25,000 acts of rape...
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