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January 2012

Effects of Domestic Violence on the Workplace: A Vermont survey of male offenders enrolled in batterer intervention programs

Author(s): Michele Cranwell Schmidt, Autumn Barnett
This report informs policy makers and employers about the way Vermont workplaces are affected by domestic violence. It provides important information to help employers make decisions about policy and procedural responses to employees involved in domestic violence.
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February 2011

AFI Guidance on Tax Refunds and Public Benefits

Letter to AFI grantees explaining the impact of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, Public Law 111-312.
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September 2010

State Law Guide - Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

This guide is divided into two main sections. The first section outlines existing laws. The second section outlines proposed legislation on this topic. Each of these sections is further divided into those laws or bills specific to domestic violence and those laws or bills that relate to crime victims more generally.
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September 2010

The U Visa and How It Can Protect Workers

This article explains how undocumented immigrant workers who are victims of crime can benefit from the U Visa. \
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March 2010

VESSA: The Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act - Keeping Your Job and Keeping Safe, A Guide to Employment Law Protections for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Sections include how to apply, what to do if an employer is not following VESSA, and rights to UI. Sample letters and documents are provided.
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January 2010

Injustice on Our Plates: Immigrant Women in the U.S. Food Industry

SPLC researchers interviewed approximately 150 women who are either currently undocumented or have spent time in the U.S. as undocumented immigrants. The women all have worked in the U.S. food industry in Arkansas, California, Florida, Iowa, New York or North Carolina.
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November 2009

National Transgender Discrimination Survey Preliminary Findings

This report on the preliminary findings of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey offers key findings, including statistics on unemployment, harassment on the job, loss of jobs, and housing instability. The report also discusses negative consequences of employment discrimination and high rates of poverty.
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January 2009

Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009

This brochure describes the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, which overturned the Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc., 550 U.S. 618 (2007), which severely restricted the time period for filing complaints of employment discrimination concerning compensation. The brochure also describes the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which prohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men and women in the same establishment who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort, and responsibility under similar working conditions.
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January 2009

Employment Law and Domestic Violence: A Practitioner’s Guide

Author(s): Julie Goldscheld, Robin Runge
This guide is for attorneys working in a range of settings, including those representing employees and employers in the public and private sectors, those representing unions, and those representing victims of domestic violence.
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November 2007

Most Low-Income Parents are Employed

This sheet shows that most children in low-income families have parents employed full-time and year round, and that many low-income parents are unable to find full-time, year-round work. It also addresses the concentration of low-income workers in the service industry.
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January 2007

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Author(s): Amanda Fallin
This article by a nursing student describes a study of intimate partner violence that either occurred in the workplace or that directly impacted the victim’s work.
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May 2006

Citywide Minimum Wage Laws: a New Policy tool for Local Governments

Author(s): Paul K. Sonn
Initial research and impact of these measures on local workers, businesses and communities is also reviewed. Differences with living wage and our wage legislation are covered.