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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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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

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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September 2010

The U Visa and How It Can Protect Workers

Publisher(s):
This article explains how undocumented immigrant workers who are victims of crime can benefit from the U Visa. \
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April 2010

Women and Women of Color in Leadership: Complexity, Identity, and Intersectionality

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This article describes the challenges that women and women of color face in their quest to achieve and perform in leadership roles in work settings.
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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.
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January 2009

Employment Law and Domestic Violence: A Practitioner’s Guide

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This guide is for attorneys working in a range of settings, including those representing employees and employers in the public and private sectors, those representing unions, and those representing victims of domestic violence.
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January 2009

Employer Checklist: Prevent Sexual Violence in Your Workplace

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This list of items was designed to assist employers in crafting a strong sexual harassment workplace policy.
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January 2009

Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009

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This brochure describes the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, which overturned the Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Inc., 550 U.S. 618 (2007), which severely restricted the time period for filing complaints of employment discrimination concerning compensation. The brochure also describes the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which prohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men and women in the same establishment who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort, and responsibility under similar working conditions.
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November 2007

Most Low-Income Parents are Employed

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This sheet shows that most children in low-income families have parents employed full-time and year round, and that many low-income parents are unable to find full-time, year-round work. It also addresses the concentration of low-income workers in the service industry.
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January 2007

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

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This article by a nursing student describes a study of intimate partner violence that either occurred in the workplace or that directly impacted the victim’s work.