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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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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.
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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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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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EITC Central

The IRS maintains this site as a comprehensive online resource for EITC information, including a "What's Hot" page to provide timely updates on the EITC program, including legal and administrative changes.
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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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Model Workplace Policy On Employer Responses to Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking

This model policy outlines guidelines for workplace responses to victims/survivors of violence and perpetrators of violence.
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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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Workers' Rights Information

This webpage provides comprehensive information about immigrant workers’ rights, including employment eligibility, discrimination, E-Verify, and more.
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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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Guide for Advocates: Addressing the Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking and Dating Violence on the Workplace

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.