Advocating for Policy and Contract Language
Adapted from Domestic Violence: A Union Issue. A Workplace Training Resource Kit for Unions.1
Negotiate contract language that is supportive of members dealing with domestic and sexual violence and stalking, including leaves of absence, transfers, worksite security, and leave to attend court hearings, seek legal advice, obtain medical care or counseling, or plan for safety.
For information on creating employer policies related to domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, and stalking, see Workplace Policy Creation Tool on this website.
- Urban, B.Y. & Wagner, K.C. (2000). Domestic Violence: A Union Issue. A Workplace Training Resource Kit for Unions. San Francisco, CA: Futures Without Violence, formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund. (415) 252-8900.