For Business Leaders
- Champion a movement in your community
- Keep your employees safe & productive
- Put monetary value on the effects of partner violence
For the past 10 years, STANDING FIRM has helped point nearly 400 companies in the right direction. Work alongside other business leaders towards new standards of workplace wellbeing.
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The weight of partner violence is unmistakable in the workplace.
Basically, we follow all STANDING FIRM’s advice. With the vital support of our Board of Directors and CEO, I feel our organization is educated and prepared to handle partner violence situations that might present themselves at any moment.VP OF HUMAN RESOURCES FOR A LARGE REGIONAL HUMAN SERVICES ORGANIZATION
When this was happening to me 20 years ago, I was scared at work, but the only person I told was one security guard. Nobody would have guessed that a person like me would be in a situation like that. I was so embarrassed and ashamed. If my employer had offered the training back then, I might have left the relationship sooner and I wouldn’t have had to be scared he might come after me at work.Employee of a large regional hospital
I’m impressed that my company is interested in this important issue that is not usually talked about in the workplace. It shows that my company really cares about its employees.EMPLOYEE OF A MEDIUM-SIZED ACCOUNTING FIRM
I missed work several times in order to get an Order for Protection, to find a place for my children and I to live, and to finalize my divorce. I am living proof that domestic/partner violence directly affects companies’ cost of doing business.MID-LEVEL MANAGER, LARGE MANUFACTURING COMPANY
STANDING FIRM provided an excellent framework for us when we were starting off figuring out what we wanted to do and how we wanted to approach this very serious topic.SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES LEADER IN LARGE INTERNATIONAL COMPANY
Our company joined STANDING FIRM not because of the effect on partner violence on productivity or the liability issues mentioned here today, but to offer our employees an eight-hour day free from the gnawing feeling in their stomachs that haunts those who are in abusive relationships. It’s the right thing for us to do.PRESIDENT OF A REGIONAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT COMPANY
of U.S. workplace violence events are related to partner violence
of employees have known a coworker who was a PV victim or perpetrator
of abusers report having easy access to their intimate partner's workplace
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