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

NRCDV Publications
General Material
Published Date
October, 2000

 This paper provides basic information about the Workforce Investment Act. The Act 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 relevant to battered women and their advocates, including domestic violence assessment, confidentiality and flexibility in participation requirements needed by some battered women. The paper provides practical information regarding allies to work with and how to find out about local implementation of the Act.