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Businesses working to end family violence

Businesses are now required to take steps to support their people who are experiencing family violence. 

The Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Act 2018 gives employees experiencing family violence the right to 10 days' domestic violence leave, access to short-term flexible work arrangements, and to not be treated adversely in the workplace. 

Below are some resources you can use at work to address family violence and support your people who may be experiencing it.

New Zealand's largest general insurer, IAG, has taken comprehensive steps to support staff experiencing domestic violence. Read this case study to see how IAG implemented its best practice response to domestic violence. 



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