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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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ILO 2012 Global Estimate of Forced Labour

The ILO estimates that 20.9 million people are victims of forced labor globally, trapped in jobs into which they were coerced or deceived and which they can not leave. The document describes in detail the revised methodology used to generate the 2012 ILO global estimate of forced labour, covering the period from 2002 to 2011, and the main results obtained.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Prohibiting employment discrimination against persons 40 years of age or older.
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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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Sexual Harassment Fact Sheet: What to do if you or someone you know is sexually harassed

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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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles I and V

prohibiting employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities
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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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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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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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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 Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505

prohibiting employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the federal government