Domestic violence spills into workplace

First-ever Canadian study on workplace impact ‘wake-up call’
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/10/2015

Domestic violence may start at home — but it doesn’t necessarily stay there. It often spills over into many different facets of a victim’s life, including the workplace. 


Many Canadian workers with domestic violence experiences say their work life was negatively impacted by it, according to a study by Western University in London, Ont., and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).