This section focuses not on domestic violence but on another situation where there is often an imbalance of power: in the workplace. If an employer or co-worker sexually harasses you at work, there are laws that can protect you. In addition, if you are an employer and one of your employees is being abused, some states will allow you to file for a workplace violence restraining order to keep the abuser away from your place of work, all of your employees, your customers, etc.
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