From April next year, all victims of domestic violence will be able to get support from their employers to stop the violence and get help without worrying about losing their jobs.
Parliament has passed the Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill sponsored by Jan Logie by 63 votes to 57. The Greens, Labour and New Zealand First stood united in supporting the bill through every stage of the parliamentary process.
“I’m beyond delighted to see this law finally become a reality,” says Jan Logie. “This is a win for victims, a win for employers, and a win for society.