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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Special Collection

Special Collection
December 2015

Employment and Domestic Violence

This collection includes key documents on DV as a barrier to work, DV in the workplace, employment discrimination, employment leave, job training, living wage, media messaging, minimum wage, and unemployment.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
September 2015

The Gender Wage Gap: 2014

This fact sheet shows that the ratio of women's to men's median weekly earnings for full-time workers was 78.6 in 2014, making the gender wage gap for full-time/year-round workers 21.4 percent.
Materials
September 2015

The Cost of Doing Nothing: The Price We All Pay Without Paid Leave Policies to Support America’s 21st Century Working Families

This report details the state of paid leave; associated costs to workers, families, businesses, and the nation; and recommendations for further research into the issue of paid leave.
Materials
  • Training Tools
April 2015

This Workplace is a DV-Free Zone: Creating a Policy That Successfully Addresses DV in the Workplace

Author(s): Jelena Kolic, Penny Venetis
The webinar reviews the importance of having a policy that addresses situations where the employee is either a victim or a perpetrator of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, or stalking; principles that inform an effective policy; and features of Legal Momentum’s model policy.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2015

10 Principles for the Workplace

These 10 principles were developed by a national coalition of employer, labor, and government organizations and define a set of standards to guide workplace responses to domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2015

Human Trafficking and Immigration Rights

This brief report covers topics including barriers to accessing immigration remedies for trafficked persons and increased vulnerability of workers that lack immigration protections. It also outlines recommendations regarding access to legal immigration status.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2015

Latinas and the Wage Gap

This fact sheet details the wage gap for Latinas by state, describes the implications of the wage gap for Latinas, and presents statistics on the public’s overwhelming support for fair pay policies.
Materials
March 2015

African American Women and the Wage Gap

This fact sheet evidences that even in states with large populations of employed African American women, rampant wage disparities persist – with potentially devastating consequences for African American women and their families.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2015

Workplace Toolkit

With only a few small steps, workplaces can help keep everyone safe and productive. Use the resources in this toolkit to help raise awareness, address employment issues and connect people in your workplace to the assistance they may need.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Create Your Policy

This tool, available on the “Workplaces Respond” website, will help employers create a workplace policy by guiding employers through a series of questions, offering a choice of model language based on a promising practice (which has the most protective language for employees) or, if applicable, language based on the law in the specific state or locality.
Materials
  • Training Tools
November 2014

How to Support a Colleague Victim of Domestic or Sexual Violence

This video is part of the "See the Signs, Speak Out" series on starting conversations in the workplace about domestic and sexual violence.
Materials
July 2014

State Law Guide: Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Policies

This document is an alphabetical listing of states and counties that have adopted DV workplace policies. States with model policies for private businesses are included. Live links to laws, executive orders, and bills are contained within the document.