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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.
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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

Author(s): L. McKean
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

Author(s): Andrea C. Farney
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

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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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2002

Welfare and Domestic Violence Against Women: Lessons from Research

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon
This paper provides a summary of the research on the connections between poverty, public assistance, employment, and violence against women. Implications for working with battered women who receive TANF are discussed in detail.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2002

Policy Blueprint on Domestic Violence and Poverty

Author(s): Jill Davies
This paper offers a new and important tool for advocates working with domestic violence and poverty issues in single or multiple systems. It provides a straightforward framework for policy analysis and concrete policy implementation strategies.
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  • General Material
January 2002

Women of Color Leadership at Sexual Assault Coalitions: Pulse Check Report 2010

This report presents findings from focus groups and critical conversations on the progress and challenges faced by Women of Color working at sexual assault coalitions.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

The Workforce Investment Act: The Law and its Implications for Battered Women and Their Advocates

Author(s): Robin Hammeal-Urban
This paper provides basic information about the WIA and how it can provide battered women and others with job training and related services so they can get jobs that pay enough to live on. The paper discusses key implementation issues to survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

Workforce Investment Act: The Law and its Implications for Battered Women and Their Advocates

The Recovery Act provides $2.95 billion for the Adult, Youth, and Dislocated Worker employment and training programs, including $500 million for the Adult program, $1.25 billion for the Dislocated Worker program, and $1.2 billion for summer jobs and other youth activities. The Act raises the age eligibility for the Youth program from 21 to 24. The Act also specifies that a priority use for the Adult funds is for public assistance recipients and other low‐income individuals, and specifies that the funding can support the provision of needs‐related payments and support services. The Recovery Act provides $200 million for the Dislocated Workers National Reserve. The Recovery Act provides $750 million for a program of competitive grants for worker training and placement in high growth and emerging industry sectors, of which $500 million is designated for research, labor exchange and job training projects that prepare workers for careers in energy efficiency and renewable energy. The Act directs the Secretary of Labor to give priority to projects that prepare workers for careers in the health care sector funded through the remaining $250 million.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

Welfare, Poverty, and Abused Women: New Research and its Implications

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon
This summary of studies on domestic violence and TANF recipients explores their physical and mental health and work experience. It focuses on interference from their partners, barriers to work, the Family Violence Option, and the Child Support Exemption.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2000

Strategies to Expand Battered Women's Economic Opportunities

Author(s): Amy Correia
This document is an overview of strategies implemented to increase economic opportunities for low-income women and families. Organizing efforts, job training and opportunity development, creating assets, and governmental responses are described.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1999

The Austin Community Domestic Violence Project: A Blueprint for Raising Community Awareness and Promoting Local Action

Author(s): Olga Becker, Gloria Lewis, Kathleen Monahan
Describes a community organizing project that worked within an African American community to mobilize and train citizen leaders and business gatekeepers to safely and effectively intervene in domestic violence cases and raise neighborhood awareness.