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Employment Rights Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
December 2015

Employment and Domestic Violence

This collection includes key documents on DV as a barrier to work, DV in the workplace, employment discrimination, employment leave, job training, living wage, media messaging, minimum wage, and unemployment.
Special Collection
December 2015

Navigating the Civil Legal System: Resources for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Their Advocates, and Legal Professionals

Survivors of domestic violence can face a number of legal issues that either directly stem from, or are affected by, the actions of those who use abuse and violence. These issues can include obtaining protection orders against an abuser; filing for divorce; seeking custody of and/or visitation with minor children; and filing for child support. This Special Collection is specifically focused on those legal issues most commonly arising in family court.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
August 2018

Out of the Shadows: An Analysis of Sexual Harassment Charges Filed by Working Women

Publisher(s):
In order to paint a clearer picture of workplace sexual harassment, the National Women’s Law Center analyzed sexual harassment charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission by women in the private sector between 2012 and 2016. This analysis establishes a critical baseline for evaluating the impact, if any, of the MeToo movement on filings with the EEOC in future years.
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  • General Material
April 2018

Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap

Publisher(s):
Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. This fact sheet outlines some of the negative consequences that sexual harassment can have on women's careers.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace

Author(s): Publisher(s):
For Asian, Black, Latinx, and multiracial employees, decades of research tells us that exclusion, discrimination, and bias can be daily experiences. This report examines the Emotional Tax levied on Asian, Black, Latinx, and multiracial professionals in the United States as they aspire to advance and contribute to their organizations
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  • General Material
August 2017

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010: Information Center

Publisher(s):
The Act was passed and signed into law in December 2010. It extends Bush-era tax cuts, unemployment insurance, and specific provisions under ARRA including key tax credit programs for families. This page provides an overview of the Act and implications for tax payers.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2017

State Minimum Wages

Publisher(s):
This table lists the states with minimum wages higher than the federal minimum wage. State wage amounts are also provided.
Materials
January 2017

Guide for Supervisors: Information for Supervisors on Preventing and Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence, and Stalking in the Workplace

Publisher(s):
This guide advises supervisors on how to handle situations where a supervisor believes an employee is a victim of domestic violence, as well as where he or she believes an employee is a perpetrator of domestic violence, and what to do when one employee has a protection order against another.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2017

Minimum Wage Laws in the States

Publisher(s):
This websites provides data on the minimum wage in every state in the US.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2016

Victim Identification Pamphlet for NGOs, Faith-based and Community Groups and General Public

Publisher(s):
This pamphlet helps organizations identify the signs of human trafficking and gives tips on what to do if you suspect someone is a victim of human trafficking. It is available in several languages.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

An End to the War on Black Trans, Queer and Gender Nonconforming People

Publisher(s):
This brief outlines the problems that black trans, queer, and gender nonconforming people face with institutions such as police and prisons, employment, healthcare, housing. It also offers action steps for the federal, state, and local levels.
Materials
September 2015

The Cost of Doing Nothing: The Price We All Pay Without Paid Leave Policies to Support America’s 21st Century Working Families

Publisher(s):
This report details the state of paid leave; associated costs to workers, families, businesses, and the nation; and recommendations for further research into the issue of paid leave.