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Workplace Protections

Updated: 
June 18, 2021

What is considered to be “domestic violence” under the law?

Domestic violence is defined as any assault, battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.1

1 Fla. Stat. § 741.313(1)(a) & 741.28(2)