Why Kiwi businesses should have a family violence policy

Why Kiwi businesses should have a family violence policy

January 19, 2017

Statistics show that family violence spikes in December and January and, for many victims, the workplace is one of the only safe places they can go to for support.

The Commission has recently released a series of videos talking to organisations about why implementing a family violence policy is so important.

We spoke to Countdown General Manager of Corporate Affairs, James Walker, about why they have a family violence policy, what it means for their staff and why other businesses should have one too.

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