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March 2010

VESSA: The Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act - Keeping Your Job and Keeping Safe, A Guide to Employment Law Protections for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Sections include how to apply, what to do if an employer is not following VESSA, and rights to UI. Sample letters and documents are provided.
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January 2010

Florida’s Model Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

This model policy intends to establish uniform statewide guidelines that provide clear procedures and protocols for preventing, investigating, reporting, and responding to domestic violence involving officers. 
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January 2010

Injustice on Our Plates: Immigrant Women in the U.S. Food Industry

SPLC researchers interviewed approximately 150 women who are either currently undocumented or have spent time in the U.S. as undocumented immigrants. The women all have worked in the U.S. food industry in Arkansas, California, Florida, Iowa, New York or North Carolina.
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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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January 2009

Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009

This brochure describes the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, which overturned the Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc., 550 U.S. 618 (2007), which severely restricted the time period for filing complaints of employment discrimination concerning compensation. The brochure also describes the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which prohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men and women in the same establishment who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort, and responsibility under similar working conditions.
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January 2009

Employment Law and Domestic Violence: A Practitioner’s Guide

Author(s): Julie Goldscheld, Robin Runge
This guide is for attorneys working in a range of settings, including those representing employees and employers in the public and private sectors, those representing unions, and those representing victims of domestic violence.
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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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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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January 2007

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Author(s): Amanda Fallin
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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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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May 2006

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

Author(s): Paul K. Sonn
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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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.