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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2002

Welfare and Domestic Violence Against Women: Lessons from Research

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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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  • General Material
January 2002

Time to Work: Managing the Employment of Sex Offenders Under Community Supervision

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This paper discusses critical issues in the management of sex offender employment, including assessing potential job placements, approaching the job search process, making sound job placement decisions, developing relationships with employers, and monitoring sex offenders' job-related activities.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2000

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

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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

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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

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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
  • General Material
January 2000

Strategies to Expand Battered Women's Economic Opportunities

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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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  • General Material
January 1998

Domestic Violence and Poverty: The Narratives of Homeless Women

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This article is based on research conducted in homeless and domestic violence shelters in Phoenix, Arizona, from 1994 to 1996. The author’s report includes results of interviews with thirty-three women. Housing and employment needs are evident and primary.
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The Civil Rights Act of 1991

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The purpose of this act was to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve Federal civil rights laws, to provide for damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination, to clarify provisions regarding disparate impact actions, and for other purposes.
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Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking and Dating Violence in the Workplace: A Guide for Supervisors

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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 Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

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Prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older.
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  • General Material

Sexual Harassment Fact Sheet: What to do if you or someone you know is sexually harassed

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This article lists several unwanted behaviors that may be considered sexual harassment and offers suggestions on how to confront and stop sexual harassment and harassers.
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Guide for Advocates: Addressing the Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking and Dating Violence on the Workplace

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This guide includes information for advocates on how best to assist victims with workplace issues, how to educate employers, how to educate attorneys, and how best to educate the community.