According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 44% of people know someone who is involved in an abusive relationship.
According to the Department of Labor, loss of productivity due to costs associated with domestic violence is approximately $1.8 Billion annually.
On average, domestic violence victims lose 8 Million days of paid work – equivalent to 32,000 full time jobs.
According to a survey published by the state of New York, at least one million women and 371,000 men are the victims of stalking in the United States each year.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), there are Four Types of Workplace Violence. Type Four is identified as Personal Relationship, which not only affects the employee at home, but in all aspects of their lives.
This Type is defined by the FBI as "violence committed in the workplace by someone who doesn’t work there but has a personal relationship with an employee - an abusive spouse or domestic partner."