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How to manage requests for domestic & family violence leave sensitively | Total Workforce Services
November 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
New legislation around paid Domestic & Family Violence Leave is coming in 2023. This new legislation will not only double the amount of days an employee is entitled to, but it will be paid leave. In this session we will explain the proposed changes and also hear from 2 expert panellists to give their advice on some strategies to handle these leave requests sensitively.
Catherine White – Consultant
Catherine has over 30 years’ experience in the community services sector in a variety of capacities but has particular expertise in domestic & family violence field and can share her knowledge around supporting a person who is experiencing this and what services are available.
Michael Maxwell – Community Manager
Blacktown City Council have introduced some wonderful initiatives in their workforce to advocate, educate and support employees and have been doing it long before these entitlements came into legislation. Michael will share his experience from an employer’s perspective of how they brought this into their workplace culture.