AMARILLO, TEXAS -
Some call it an injustice that needs to change --- victims of domestic violence being hurt even more in their workplace. Most companies have no policy about dealing with victims in the workplace -- which means, reactions from bosses are not regulated and can be devastating.
At Family Support Services, that's something they want to make sure no one has to go through ever again, so they would like local companies to add a policy like the one that follows:
Employees who are victims of domestic violence have the same rights and opportunities for employment, advancement, development, and benefits as all other employees. Employees shall not be disciplined or terminated solely because they have been victims of domestic violence, or because of fear of the impact of domestic violence on the workplace.
The Director of Crisis Services or the Executive Director will offer the following: