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September 2012

Fact Sheet 28A: Employee Protections Under the Family and Medical Leave Act

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This fact sheet describes the protections the FMLA affords to employees while taking FMLA leave and upon returning to work from FMLA leave.
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May 2012

Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment

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This report describes rape, stalking, unwanted touching, exhibitionism, or vulgar and obscene language by supervisors, employers, and others in positions of power. Most farmworkers interviewed said they had experienced such treatment or knew others who had. And most said they had not reported these or other workplace abuses, fearing reprisals. Those who had filed sexual harassment claims or reported sexual assault to the police had done so with the encouragement and assistance of survivor advocates or attorneys in the face of difficult challenges.
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April 2012

The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation

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Women’s median earnings are lower than men’s in nearly all occupations, whether they work in occupations predominantly done by women, occupations predominantly done by men, or occupations with a more even mix of men and women.
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March 2012

Trabajadoras: Challenges And Conditions Of Latina Workers In The United States

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The Trabajadoras report seeks to raise awareness about the realities that many Latinas face and the role that gender, ethnicity and immigration status play in influencing their social and economic standing in society. This report sheds light on the adversities that many Latinas are confronting at work and in their communities, sharing the stories of courageous and inspiring women who have endured a range of abuses but have chosen to stand up against injustice and motivate other women to do the same.
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January 2012

Effects of Domestic Violence on the Workplace: A Vermont survey of male offenders enrolled in batterer intervention programs

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This report informs policy makers and employers about the way Vermont workplaces are affected by domestic violence. It provides important information to help employers make decisions about policy and procedural responses to employees involved in domestic violence.
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January 2012

Questions and Answers: The Application of Title VII and the ADA to Applicants or Employees Who Experience Domestic or Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, or Stalking

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The examples provided in this publication illustrate how Title VII and the ADA may apply to employment situations involving applicants and employees who experience domestic or dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
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September 2011

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Employment Support: Tools for Practice

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This document is part of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, & Mental Health’s Creating Trauma-Informed Services Tipsheet Series and discusses how advocates can support survivors in obtaining and maintaining employment.
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September 2010

The U Visa and How It Can Protect Workers

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This article explains how undocumented immigrant workers who are victims of crime can benefit from the U Visa. \
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September 2010

State Law Guide - Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence

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This guide is divided into two main sections. The first section outlines existing laws. 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 those laws or bills that relate to crime victims more generally.
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March 2010

VESSA: The Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act - Keeping Your Job and Keeping Safe, A Guide to Employment Law Protections for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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Sections include how to apply, what to do if an employer is not following VESSA, and rights to UI. Sample letters and documents are provided.
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January 2010

Injustice on Our Plates: Immigrant Women in the U.S. Food Industry

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SPLC researchers interviewed approximately 150 women who are either currently undocumented or have spent time in the U.S. as undocumented immigrants. The women all have worked in the U.S. food industry in Arkansas, California, Florida, Iowa, New York or North Carolina.
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November 2009

National Transgender Discrimination Survey Preliminary Findings

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This report on the preliminary findings of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey offers key findings, including statistics on unemployment, harassment on the job, loss of jobs, and housing instability. The report also discusses negative consequences of employment discrimination and high rates of poverty.