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November 2014

Job Applicant Credit Check Laws: Tips for Job Applicants and Employees

What questions may be asked about your background; use of background reports; what to do if the employer finds something negative in your background; and where to go for help.
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July 2014

State Law Guide: Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Policies

This document is an alphabetical listing of states and counties that have adopted DV workplace policies. States with model policies for private businesses are included. Live links to laws, executive orders, and bills are contained within the document.
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January 2014

Bridging The Gap: Increasing Financial Stability For Low-Wage Workers

This toolkit was designed to assist nonprofit human service organizations help their low-wage, frontline employees access work supports. The work supports to which this toolkit refers are government programs that help low-income working families make ends meet by providing financial or in-kind assistance.
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January 2014

Domestic and Sexual Violence and the Workplace

This fact sheet includes information on the impact of domestic and sexual violence on the workplace, why workplace protections are necessary, how the law protects victims, paid family leave, and domestic violence and unemployment insurance.
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November 2013

Child Labor in America: History, Policy, and Legislative Issues

Author(s): Gerald Mayer
This report examines the historical issue of child labor in the United States and summarizes the legislation that has been introduced from the 108th to the 113th Congress.
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November 2013

Research, Reports and Studies Compilation

This document compiles notable research, reports and studies addressing: the prevalence of domestic and sexual violence and stalking; the costs and economic impact of these forms of violence; the workplace impact of these forms of violence; perpetrators’ impact on the workplace; workplace violence and workplace violence risk assessment/response.
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October 2013

Criminal Records and Employment Rights: A Tool for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This publication is designed to help survivors with a criminal record to better understand their employment rights, and offer tips and resources as survivors prepare for the job application and interview process, attend job interviews, and hear back from the prospective employer.
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July 2013

Thirty Percent of Migrant Laborers in San Diego Experience Trafficking

Construction, janitorial/cleaning and landscaping sectors had the highest rates of reported trafficking violations and labor abuses.
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June 2013

Rape in the Fields

In this documentary, Lowell Bergman investigates the hidden reality of rape on the job for migrant women working in America's fields and packing plants.
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  • Training Tools
June 2013

Effectively Framing a U Visa Labor-Based Application

Author(s): Eunice Hyunhye Cho, Gail Pendleton
Presenters in this webinar discuss best practices in framing cases arising in the workplace, including: framing the qualifying crime, obtaining helpful certifications, identifying and presenting substantial harm and inadmissibility waiver arguments; and organizing your application to achieve success.
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June 2013

State Law Guide: Workplace Restraining Orders

This guide covers state laws and legislative proposals affecting an employer's ability to seek restraining orders for employees in situations involving domestic violence.
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February 2013

Guidance for Agency-Specific Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Policies

This guidance provides agencies with direction to enable them to fulfill the goals identified in the Presidential Memorandum on “Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workforce,” which was issued on April 18, 2012