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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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  • NRCDV Publications
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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.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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December 2000

Supporting Battered Women's Economic Development: One Community's Effort

Author(s): Trish Bonica
This document discusses a process used in St. Louis, Missouri to support battered women's economic development. It explores ways that women's safety and well-being can be enhanced by access to income, financial resources, and opportunities to save money.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

Workforce Investment Act: The Law and its Implications for Battered Women and Their Advocates

The Recovery Act provides $2.95 billion for the Adult, Youth, and Dislocated Worker employment and training programs, including $500 million for the Adult program, $1.25 billion for the Dislocated Worker program, and $1.2 billion for summer jobs and other youth activities. The Act raises the age eligibility for the Youth program from 21 to 24. The Act also specifies that a priority use for the Adult funds is for public assistance recipients and other low‐income individuals, and specifies that the funding can support the provision of needs‐related payments and support services. The Recovery Act provides $200 million for the Dislocated Workers National Reserve. The Recovery Act provides $750 million for a program of competitive grants for worker training and placement in high growth and emerging industry sectors, of which $500 million is designated for research, labor exchange and job training projects that prepare workers for careers in energy efficiency and renewable energy. The Act directs the Secretary of Labor to give priority to projects that prepare workers for careers in the health care sector funded through the remaining $250 million.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

The Workforce Investment Act: The Law and its Implications for Battered Women and Their Advocates

Author(s): Robin Hammeal-Urban
This paper provides basic information about the WIA and how it can provide battered women and others with job training and related services so they can get jobs that pay enough to live on. The paper discusses key implementation issues to survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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January 2000

Strategies to Expand Battered Women's Economic Opportunities

Author(s): Amy Correia
This document is an overview of strategies implemented to increase economic opportunities for low-income women and families. Organizing efforts, job training and opportunity development, creating assets, and governmental responses are described.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles I and V

prohibiting employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
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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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Workers' Rights Information

This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.
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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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State Law Guide: Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

This guide provides descriptions of state/local laws and legislative proposals explicitly covering employer prohibitions related to treatment of DV survivors in certain circumstances.