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The Civil Rights Act of 1991

The purpose of this act was to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve Federal civil rights laws, to provide for damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination, to clarify provisions regarding disparate impact actions, and for other purposes.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older.
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Safety and Security Concerns

There are some smart, strategic solutions to the risks of domestic and sexual violence at work. This page offers four sections detailing ideas for strengthening an employer’s overall workplace violence prevention procedures to deal with domestic and sexual violence threats.
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ILO 2012 Global Estimate of Forced Labour

The ILO estimates that 20.9 million people are victims of forced labor globally, trapped in jobs into which they were coerced or deceived and which they can not leave. The document describes in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced labour, covering the period from 2002 to 2011, and the main results obtained.
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Seven Reasons Employers Should Address Domestic Violence

This fact sheet makes a case through statistics and information for why employers should prioritize addressing domestic violence.
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Sexual Harassment Fact Sheet: What to do if you or someone you know is sexually harassed

This article lists several unwanted behaviors that may be considered sexual harassment and offers suggestions on how to confront and stop sexual harassment and harassers.