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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
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February 2013

Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

This poster describes basic leave entitlement; military family leave entitlements; benefits and protections; eligibility requirements; definition of serious health condition; use of leave; substitute of paid leave for unpaid leave; employee responsibilities; employer responsibilities; unlawful acts by employers; and enforcement.
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September 2012

Fact Sheet 28A: Employee Protections Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

This fact sheet describes the protections the FMLA affords to employees while taking FMLA leave and upon returning to work from FMLA leave.
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May 2012

Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

This report describes rape, stalking, unwanted touching, exhibitionism, or vulgar and obscene language by supervisors, employers, and others in positions of power. Most farmworkers interviewed said they had experienced such treatment or knew others who had. And most said they had not reported these or other workplace abuses, fearing reprisals. Those who had filed sexual harassment claims or reported sexual assault to the police had done so with the encouragement and assistance of survivor advocates or attorneys in the face of difficult challenges.
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April 2012

The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation

Author(s): Ariane Hegewisch, Claudia Williams, Vanessa Harbin
Women’s median earnings are lower than men’s in nearly all occupations, whether they work in occupations predominantly done by women, occupations predominantly done by men, or occupations with a more even mix of men and women.
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March 2012

Trabajadoras: Challenges And Conditions Of Latina Workers In The United States

Author(s): Hector E. Sanchez, Andrea L. Delgado, Dianna Villa, Ian Paul Fetterolf, Juan Sebastian Velasquez
The Trabajadoras report seeks to raise awareness about the realities that many Latinas face and the role that gender, ethnicity and immigration status play in influencing their social and economic standing in society. This report sheds light on the adversities that many Latinas are confronting at work and in their communities, sharing the stories of courageous and inspiring women who have endured a range of abuses but have chosen to stand up against injustice and motivate other women to do the same.
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January 2012

Questions and Answers: The Application of Title VII and the ADA to Applicants or Employees Who Experience Domestic or Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

The examples provided in this publication illustrate how Title VII and the ADA may apply to employment situations involving applicants and employees who experience domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.