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Domestic Violence and the Workplace

May 23, 2019 @ 12:15 pm1:00 pm

Historically, employers considered domestic violence as strictly a personal issue. Incidents involving domestic violence are occurring at an alarming rate. Therefore, many American businesses view domestic violence as a work place issue. The Department of Labor reports that victims of domestic violence lose nearly 8 million days of paid work per year in the U.S., resulting in a $1.8 billion loss in productivity for employers. Today, every employer needs to have a policy that addresses the issue of domestic violence.

Presented by Attorney Elizabeth G. Dineen, Executive Director of the YWCA of Western Massachusetts

The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program.

Tickets available first-come, first-serve on the day of the lecture at the Welcome Center. The audience is invited to bring a lunch to enjoy during the program. Free coffee available. Cookies provided courtesy of Big Y.

Women@Work: Influence and Impact is a city of Springfield-wide collaborative of programs, exhibitions, and gatherings celebrating the power of women


May 23, 2019
12:15 pm–1:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States


Lectures & Adult Programs