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  • General Material
January 2007

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

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This article by a nursing student describes a study of intimate partner violence that either occurred in the workplace or that directly impacted the victim’s work.
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  • General Material
May 2006

Citywide Minimum Wage Laws: a New Policy tool for Local Governments

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Initial research and impact of these measures on local workers, businesses and communities is also reviewed. Differences with living wage and our wage legislation are covered.
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  • General Material
October 2005

Occupational injuries, illnesses, and fatalities among women

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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

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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.
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  • Training Tools
January 2005

For an Economy that Works for All: A tool kit for advocates for low-wage workers - Part Two: Advocacy

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This tool kit includes data on low-wage workers, fact sheets on work and child poverty, reports on public perceptions of poor people and the economy, suggested messages, descriptions of framing, and a guide for journalists on how to talk about low-wage work.
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  • General Material
January 2005

Employment Discrimination Against Abused Women

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This document provides Q&A explaining legal definitions of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful discharge. Action steps involving possible legal remedies are briefly outlined.
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  • General Material
January 2005

Intimate Partner Violence, Employment, and the Workplace

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This article is a literature review on violence against women and employment. It includes information on types of job interference tactics by perpetrators, employer responses and attitudes, consequences for employers, and survivor responses. Available from: Contact the NRCDV at 1-800-537-2238; 1-800-553-2508 (TTY).  
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October 2004

Addressing Domestic Violence as a Barrier to Work: Building Collaborations between Domestic Violence Service Providers and Employment Services Agencies

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The report describes and recommends practices including collaboration, training, and screening/referral.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2004

Economic Resource Connections for Battered Women: A Collaborative Community Approach

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This newsletter features Her Will, Inc. It describes their approach to establishing and maintaining resource connections for battered women and their families. A list of BCS papers on job opportunities and training for battered women is also included.
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  • General Material
July 2004

Women at Work: Looking Behind the Numbers

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It includes statistics on women in the workplace as well as EEOC data on various forms of discrimination from FY1992 to FY2003.
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  • General Material
July 2003

Domestic Violence by Police Officers Model Policy

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This policy establishes procedures for handling acts of domestic violence committed by police officers and for implementing prevention strategies.
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  • General Material
July 2003

Domestic Violence by Police Officers: Concepts and Issues Paper

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This paper supports the Model Policy on Domestic Violence by Police Officers established by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). It conveys the philosophy and development of the policy along with implementation requirements.