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January 2011

Structuring Leadership: Alternative Models for Distributing Power and Decision-Making

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In this report, Building Movement Project set out to identify and document multigenerational leadership models that do not concentrate authority and responsibility in one top person, with a focus on increasing organizational impact.
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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

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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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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

Florida’s Model Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This model policy intends to establish uniform statewide guidelines that provide clear procedures and protocols for preventing, investigating, reporting, and responding to domestic violence involving officers. 
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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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January 2010

What Works: Developing Successful Multigenerational Leadership

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The What Works study looks at the key factors that build leadership and commitment across generations.Rather than focus on well-documented differences, the study examines what helps potential leaders do their best work, what constitutes a good workplace, and how to improve on our ability to retain, support, and promote staff across generations.
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February 2009

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

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Under current law, businesses can claim a work opportunity tax credit (WOTC) equal to 40 percent of the first $6,000 of wages paid to employees who are members of one of nine targeted groups. Employees must work at least 400 hours to be counted for the full credit.
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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

Leadership Development and Leadership Change

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Leadership Development and Leadership Change is a report on how a group of social justice organizations, in the Bay Area and nationally, are linking leadership development to executive leadership transitions, paying particular attention to race, class, gender, and age.
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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.