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Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor: A Toolkit for Responsible Businesses

This online Toolkit is a guide for business developed by the U.S. Government focusing on child labor and forced labor practices.
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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.
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The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505

prohibiting employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the federal government
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No Free Pass to Harass: Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Women Workers in Sexual Harassment Cases

This guide is intended as a tool for effective litigation of sexual harassment claims brought on behalf of immigrant women workers.
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Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking and Dating Violence in the Workplace: A Guide for Supervisors

This guide advises supervisors on how to handle situations where a supervisor believes an employee is a victim of domestic violence, as well as where he or she believes an employee is a perpetrator of domestic violence, and what to do when one employee has a protection order against another.
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The Equal Pay Act of 1963

The Equal Pay Act of 1963 - prohibiting sex-based wage discrimination for men and women performing substantially equal work in the same establishment
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Fact Sheet 16: Employment Background Checks: A Jobseeker's Guide

This document is a primer on employer background checks for jobseekers, including why they might be conducted and how they might be conducted. Special attention is paid to rights and remedies under the FCRA.