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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.
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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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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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  • General Material

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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools

The National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

This Toolkit is part of a broad-based effort to prevent violence in the homes of criminal justice families and to support healthy families, agencies, and communities. The training is designed as a prevention tool for criminal justice officers.
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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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The Civil Rights Act of 1991

The purpose of this act was to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve Federal civil rights laws, to provide for damages in cases of intentional employment discrimination, to clarify provisions regarding disparate impact actions, and for other purposes.
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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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  • General Material

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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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.