Domestic Violence Victims' Protection Bill up for vote soon

Domestic Violence Victims' Protection Bill up for vote soon

Jan Logie's bill will allow victims of domestic violence in employment to take paid leave if needed. The bill will most likely come up for a vote on March 8th - please contact your MP now to urge their support for this bill, find out how here: www.parliament.nz/…/get-involved/have-your-say/contact-an-mp

A number of Australian states have put this into state law and research there shows only .02% of employees are using this leave provision. But for that .02%, this leave may make a major difference in helping them to remain employed while going through a crisis.

“Thank you very much to Shine, who provided such an opportunity to be a better, more informed youth worker to the young people and whanau I work with around the issues of domestic violence.” a Shine client