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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

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
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
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.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 0001

Welfare-to-Work Programs Create Options for Battered Women

Explores how welfare-to-work programs can help battered women, highlighting programs that provide specialized services to battered women. Also included is a list of Internet resources designed to increase understanding of this complex system.
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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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  • General Material

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.
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  • General Material

Model Workplace Policy On Employer Responses to Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking

This model policy outlines guidelines for workplace responses to victims/survivors of violence and perpetrators of violence.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Titles I and V

prohibiting employment discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities