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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.

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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.
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  • 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.
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  • General Material
November 2013

Know Your Rights: Sexual Harassment at Work

This article provides some examples of different kinds of conduct - verbal, visual or physical - and how those behaviors, if unwelcome, severe or pervasive, may constitute sexual harassment.
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  • General Material
June 2013

When Crisis Strikes: A Toolkit for Critical Incident Response and Management

PCADV developed this toolkit to help domestic violence programs navigate a crisis situation – a homicide, suicide, natural death, accident or fire – that could disrupt services, distress staff and shelter residents, and attract unwanted media and public interest.
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  • General Material
September 2010

State Law Guide - Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

This guide is divided into two main sections. The first section outlines existing laws. The second section outlines proposed legislation on this topic. Each of these sections is further divided into those laws or bills specific to domestic violence and those laws or bills that relate to crime victims more generally.
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  • General Material
February 2009

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Under current law, businesses can claim a work opportunity tax credit (WOTC) equal to 40 percent of the first $6,000 of wages paid to employees who are members of one of nine targeted groups. Employees must work at least 400 hours to be counted for the full credit.
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  • General Material
January 2008

Combating trafficking in children for labour exploitation: A resource kit for policy-makers and practitioners

This resource kit captures over 10 years of work by IPEC and its partners and makes the Programme's experiences and knowledge available to those who design, implement and improve policy and programming to fight child trafficking.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
August 2007

Domestic Violence and Occupational Homicides

Author(s): Terry Bunn, Travis Fritsch, Sergey Tarima
This presentation describes the results of a CDC-funded project (1999-2005) to quantify the magnitude of IPV in females in Kentucky, characterize its nature, and measure health and mental health outcome.
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  • General Material
January 2007

Trends in Workplace Homicides in the U.S., 1993-2002: A Decade of Decline

Author(s): Scott A. Hendricks, E. Lynn Jenkins, Kristi R. Anderson
This study found that type IV workplace homicides -- that is, those involving a personal relationship between the worker and the offender -- had actually declined significantly less than overall workplace homicides and declined the least of the four types.
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  • General Material
October 2005

Occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among women

Author(s): Anne B. Hoskins
Findings indicate that homicide was the leading source of fatal workplace injuries for women, and that female murder victims were much more likely to have been killed by a family member than were male victims.
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  • General Material
January 2005

Know Your Rights on Your Job: Workplace Discrimination Overview

This document, in Q&A format, provides basic information on hiring discrimination, workplace safety, health care, language rights, wages and hours, joining a labor union and law enforcement actions.