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January 2010

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

Publisher(s):
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

Publisher(s):
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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  • General Material
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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January 2009

Employment Law and Domestic Violence: A Practitioner’s Guide

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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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  • General Material
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.
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May 2006

Citywide Minimum Wage Laws: a New Policy tool for Local Governments

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Initial research and impact of these measures on local workers, businesses and communities is also reviewed. Differences with living wage and our wage legislation are covered.
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January 2005

Employment Discrimination Against Abused Women

Publisher(s):
This document provides Q&A explaining legal definitions of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful discharge. Action steps involving possible legal remedies are briefly outlined.
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January 2005

Intimate Partner Violence, Employment, and the Workplace

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This article is a literature review on violence against women and employment. It includes information on types of job interference tactics by perpetrators, employer responses and attitudes, consequences for employers, and survivor responses. Available from: Contact the NRCDV at 1-800-537-2238; 1-800-553-2508 (TTY).
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  • Training Tools
January 2005

For an Economy that Works for All: A tool kit for advocates for low-wage workers - Part Two: Advocacy

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This tool kit includes data on low-wage workers, fact sheets on work and child poverty, reports on public perceptions of poor people and the economy, suggested messages, descriptions of framing, and a guide for journalists on how to talk about low-wage work.
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  • General Material
October 2004

Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women's Labor Force Participation, Final Report

Author(s):
This study assesses the impact of intimate partner violence (IPV) on labor force participation of welfare recipients and examines whether change in economic status affects violence levels.