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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.
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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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December 2014

State Family and Medical Leave Laws

This matrix is an alphabetical listing of state laws on family and medical leave. It identifies qualifying employers and the covered type of leave.
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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.
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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.
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January 2014

Domestic and Sexual Violence and the Workplace

This fact sheet includes information on the impact of domestic and sexual violence on the workplace, why workplace protections are necessary, how the law protects victims, paid family leave, and domestic violence and unemployment insurance.
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January 2014

Bridging The Gap: Increasing Financial Stability For Low-Wage Workers

This toolkit was designed to assist nonprofit human service organizations help their low-wage, frontline employees access work supports. The work supports to which this toolkit refers are government programs that help low-income working families make ends meet by providing financial or in-kind assistance.
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January 2014

Handy Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. This reference guide includes a section on basic wage standards, beginning on page five (labeled in the guide as page one).
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November 2013

Research, Reports and Studies Compilation

This document compiles notable research, reports and studies addressing: the prevalence of domestic and sexual violence and stalking; the costs and economic impact of these forms of violence; the workplace impact of these forms of violence; perpetrators’ impact on the workplace; workplace violence and workplace violence risk assessment/response.
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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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October 2013

Criminal Records and Employment Rights: A Tool for Survivors of Domestic Violence

This publication is designed to help survivors with a criminal record to better understand their employment rights, and offer tips and resources as survivors prepare for the job application and interview process, attend job interviews, and hear back from the prospective employer.
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June 2013

Rape in the Fields

In this documentary, Lowell Bergman investigates the hidden reality of rape on the job for migrant women working in America's fields and packing plants.