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  • General Material
January 2005

Employment Discrimination Against Abused Women

This document provides Q&A explaining legal definitions of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful discharge. Action steps involving possible legal remedies are briefly outlined.
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  • General Material
January 2005

Intimate Partner Violence, Employment, and the Workplace

Author(s): Jennifer E. Swanberg, T. K. Logan, Caroline Macke
This article is a literature review on violence against women and employment. It includes information on types of job interference tactics by perpetrators, employer responses and attitudes, consequences for employers, and survivor responses. Available from: Contact the NRCDV at 1-800-537-2238; 1-800-553-2508 (TTY).  
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  • Training Tools
January 2005

For an Economy that Works for All: A tool kit for advocates for low-wage workers - Part Two: Advocacy

This tool kit includes data on low-wage workers, fact sheets on work and child poverty, reports on public perceptions of poor people and the economy, suggested messages, descriptions of framing, and a guide for journalists on how to talk about low-wage work.
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  • General Material
October 2004

Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women's Labor Force Participation, Final Report

Author(s): Stephanie Riger, Susan Staggs
This study assesses the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on labor force participation of welfare recipients and examines whether change in economic status affects violence levels.
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October 2004

Addressing Domestic Violence as a Barrier to Work: Building Collaborations between Domestic Violence Service Providers and Employment Services Agencies

Author(s): Lise McKean
The report describes and recommends practices including collaboration, training, and screening/referral.
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  • General Material
October 2004

Self-Sufficiency and Safety: The Case for Onsite Domestic Violence Services at Employment Services Agencies

Author(s): Lise McKean
This report highlights some of the barriers to employment that many domestic violence survivors experience, service needs, and outcomes.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2004

Economic Resource Connections for Battered Women: A Collaborative Community Approach

Author(s): Andrea C. Farney
This newsletter features Her Will, Inc. It describes their approach to establishing and maintaining resource connections for battered women and their families. A list of BCS papers on job opportunities and training for battered women is also included.
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  • General Material
September 2004

Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the United States

 
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  • General Material
July 2004

Women at Work: Looking Behind the Numbers

It includes statistics on women in the workplace as well as EEOC data on various forms of discrimination from FY1992 to FY2003.
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  • General Material
June 2004

Violence Against Women: The Role of Welfare Reform

Author(s): Daniel Chandler, Joan Meisel, Sandra Naylor Goodwin
Using survey research in two California counties, this study documents high rates of domestic violence among welfare recipients, and its impact, along with mental health and substance abuse issues, on women's ability to find work.
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  • General Material
April 2004

Research & Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Battering, Work, & Welfare, Final Grant Report

Author(s): Lisa Brush, Lorraine Higgins
This research project sought to understand the obstacles women receiving welfare identified in their lives, as well as the strengths and resources they bring to their struggles for safety and solvency.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2002

Welfare and Domestic Violence Against Women: Lessons from Research

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon
This paper provides a summary of the research on the connections between poverty, public assistance, employment, and violence against women. Implications for working with battered women who receive TANF are discussed in detail.