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  • Training Tools
April 2015

This Workplace is a DV-Free Zone: Creating a Policy That Successfully Addresses DV in the Workplace

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The webinar reviews the importance of having a policy that addresses situations where the employee is either a victim or a perpetrator of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, or stalking; principles that inform an effective policy; and features of Legal Momentum’s model policy.
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  • General Material
April 2015

10 Principles for the Workplace

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These 10 principles were developed by a national coalition of employer, labor, and government organizations and define a set of standards to guide workplace responses to domestic violence.
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  • General Material
July 2014

State Law Guide: Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence

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This guide provides brief language of state laws and legislative proposals explicitly covering unemployment insurance eligibility in situations involving domestic violence. Live links are provided to the alphabetized laws and bills from the document.
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July 2014

State Law Guide: Domestic and Sexual Violence Workplace Policies

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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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  • General Material

State Law Guide: Time Off from Work for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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The listing is alphabetical with live links from the document.
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January 2014

Domestic and Sexual Violence and the Workplace

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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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  • General Material
July 2013

Breaking Barriers: A Complete Guide to Legal Rights and Resources for Battered Immigrants

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This manual provides information for advocates, attorneys, justice system professionals, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of domestic and family violence.
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  • General Material

Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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The first section of this guide outlines existing laws that provide domestic violence victims (and in some states, victims of sexual assault and stalking) time off from work to address the violence in their lives and/or that protect victims from employment discrimination related to the violence. The second section outlines proposed legislation on this topic. Each of these sections is further divided into those laws or bills specific to domestic violence (and, where applicable, sexual violence and stalking) and those laws or bills that relate to crime victims more generally.
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  • General Material
June 2013

Housing Protections for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This report details both federal laws and state laws specifically indicating that domestic violence victims are protected from housing discrimination.
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June 2013

State Law Guide: Workplace Restraining Orders

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This guide covers state laws and legislative proposals affecting an employer's ability to seek restraining orders for employees in situations involving domestic violence.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Access to Healthcare for Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This chapter describes the range of services an immigrant victim of sexual assault can access through different programs and services of the health care system.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Empowering Survivors: Legal Rights of Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This manual provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of sexual assault, as it contains several chapters devoted to immigration law topics.