Bentonville panel addresses domestic violence and the workplace

Posted: October 27, 2017 at 1:11 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/CHARLIE KAIJO Jennifer M. Quezada, ethics case governance director at Wal-Mart, listens Thursday to speakers during a discussion featuring Northwest Arkansas business and community leaders to talk about how employers can create a safe space at work, especially for employees experiencing domestic abuse at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville.

Employers should be equipped to accommodate and assist domestic violence victims, business professionals and community members were told Thursday.

The panel

• Larissa Ivy, senior director Insider Trust at Wal-Mart

• Wendi Cadle, human resources director at Northwest Arkansas Community College

• Angelique O’Bryan, founder, business strategist at Filament Consulting

• Nathan Smith, Benton County prosecutor

Source: Staff report

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