Western unveils Canada’s first national survey on impact of domestic violence at workplace

Initial findings of the first ever Canada-wide study on domestic violence in the workplace will be released at Western University on Thursday, November 27.

Peter Jaffe, a professor at Western’s Faculty of Education and the academic director at the Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children, will be joined at the historic announcement by a survivor of domestic violence and a representative from Canada’s largest private sector union.

Date: Thursday, November 27, 2014
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Room 1139, John George Althouse Faculty of Education Building, 1137 Western Road, London, Ont.

This event will be live-streamed at http://www.livestream.com/westernu, beginning at 10 a.m.

The study was conducted in partnership with the Canadian Labour Congress and Western’s Faculty of Information and Media Studies.

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