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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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April 2015

Human Trafficking and Immigration Rights

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This brief report covers topics including barriers to accessing immigration remedies for trafficked persons and increased vulnerability of workers that lack immigration protections. It also outlines recommendations regarding access to legal immigration status.
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March 2015

African American Women and the Wage Gap

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This fact sheet evidences that even in states with large populations of employed African American women, rampant wage disparities persist – with potentially devastating consequences for African American women and their families.
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March 2015

Latinas and the Wage Gap

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This fact sheet details the wage gap for Latinas by state, describes the implications of the wage gap for Latinas, and presents statistics on the public’s overwhelming support for fair pay policies.
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February 2015

The Family and Medical Leave Act at 22: 200 Million Reasons to Celebrate and Move Forward

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This report recognizes the achievements of the Family and Medical Leave Act, while addressing a number of gaps that still exist in the law. It also calls for public policy solutions to strengthen and improve the FMLA and address family and work needs.
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January 2015

Create Your Policy

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This tool, available on the “Workplaces Respond” website, will help employers create a workplace policy by guiding employers through a series of questions, offering a choice of model language based on a promising practice (which has the most protective language for employees) or, if applicable, language based on the law in the specific state or locality.
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January 2015

Centering the Teenage “Siren”: Adolescent Workers, Sexual Harassment, and the Legal Construction of Race and Gender

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This law review article explores the issue of sexual harassment and assault of teenaged women in the workforce and how constructions of race and gender contribute to this problem.
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December 2014

State Family and Medical Leave Laws

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This matrix is an alphabetical listing of state laws on family and medical leave. It identifies qualifying employers and the covered type of leave.
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  • Training Tools
November 2014

How to Support a Colleague Victim of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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This video is part of the "See the Signs, Speak Out" series on starting conversations in the workplace about domestic and sexual violence.
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November 2014

Job Applicant Credit Check Laws: Tips for Job Applicants and Employees

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What questions may be asked about your background; use of background reports; what to do if the employer finds something negative in your background; and where to go for help.
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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
January 2014

Bridging The Gap: Increasing Financial Stability For Low-Wage Workers

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This toolkit was designed to assist nonprofit human service organizations help their low-wage, frontline employees access work supports. The work supports to which this toolkit refers are government programs that help low-income working families make ends meet by providing financial or in-kind assistance.