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New NY law to protect domestic violence victims from employment discrimination

One goal is to help make sure victims never have to worry about losing their jobs as they deal with the aftermath of what they’ve experienced.

Many Westchester businesses will have to offer paid ‘safe leave’

Legislation signed into law on May 3 by Westchester County Executive George Latimer requires businesses located in the county which have five or more employees to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave to employees who are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking.

Bridgeport’s Center for Family Justice to debut state’s first legal...

New endeavor to help nonprofit in efforts to bring stability and self-sufficiency to violence victims.

Mary-Jane Foster to run domestic violence agency

Two-time mayoral candidate named president and CEO of Hartford-based Interval House.

Hudson Valley legal advocates stand up for women in poverty

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's specialized Domestic Violence Unit handles thousands of cases per year.