Workplace / Employment Issues
9to5 – a national, membership organization of working women in the U.S. dedicated to putting working women's issues on the public agenda. By working together we've made things better for women and working families. We've worked for and won major national policies including: the 1978 Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Civil Right Acts of 1991, the Family Medical Leave Act, and the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. These victories are a good start, but we've got more work to do. There are still too many hardworking Americans who live paycheck to paycheck, straining to support their families, Milwaukee, WI.
C-I-V-I-L, National Institutes of Health – a coordinated NIH resource which strives to attain its vision of “An NIH Work Environment Free of Acts and Threats of Violence,” Washington, DC.
Corporate Alliance Against Domestic Violence – UK – a group of companies who have come together to promote action against domestic violence through the workplace. CAADV-UK is a partner of the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence in the U.S.
Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence – a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the costs and consequences of partner violence at work - and eliminating it altogether. From policies and programs to legal issues and legislation, CAEPV is a credible source for information, materials and advice. It is the only national organization of its kind founded by business leaders and focused on the workplace. Since 1995, the Alliance has brought together dozens of progressive companies who exchange information, collaborate on projects, and use their influence to instigate change, Bloomington, IL. Blog.
David Hyde & Associates – a full service security management and business risk consulting and training practice. We offer independent, high quality advisory services underpinned by real-world security and risk management services, Toronto, ON, CA.
Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Multonomah County, OR.
Domestic Violence and the Workplace, Maine Department of Public Safety – a web-based training tool, Augusta, ME. Copyright © 2004-2006 Maine Department of Public Safety.
Domestic Violence in the Workplace (website is available in multiple languages), WorkSafeBC – these resources comprise our online "tool kit" and are available to help employers understand their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, recognize the signs of domestic violence, and take action to help keep workers and workplaces safe, Vancouver, BC, CA.
Domestic Violence Prevention at Work, ValueOptions – can help your workplace community design and implement programs and policies that respond to and help prevent domestic violence by treatment it as a health and safety problem, and ultimately a business issue, Norfolk, VA.
Employers Against Domestic Violence – a non-profit membership organization uniting Massachusetts employers with experts in the field of domestic and and workplace violence prevention. EADV identifies and recommends national and local best practices in the areas of public policy, prevention, intervention and training in order to help employers address the effects of violence in the workplace, Worcester, MA.
Legal Momentum ~ Employment Rights for Victims of Domestic Violence – economic self-sufficiency often determines whether a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking will be able to take necessary steps to protect oneself. We use targeted litigation, legislative advocacy, and training to protect victims from employment and housing discrimination and to help employers and landlords understand how they can assist survivors and promote safety, New York, NY. See the 2011 Annual Report.
National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence, WorkplaceViolence911 – a leader in the area of occupational violence prevention, the Institute serves as a center for research, consulting, training, and communication. Our mission is to educate employers, unions and employees about the growing threat of violence in the workplace and how to effectively deal with it. We focus on preventative efforts and prepare clients to respond appropriately should an incident of violence occur.
Peace@Work – dedicated to stop workers from being victims from any form of violence. Homicide is the leading cause of death for women at work and the second leading cause for all workers. Along with physical assaults, workers are continually threatened, harassed and abused by co-workers, intimate relations and customers, Raleigh, NC.
Workplace Campaign to End Domestic Violence – mobilize domestic violence stake-holders and advocates to increase public awareness and inform employers about the impact of domestic violence in their workplace and how businesses can take pro-active and effective prevention measures.
Second Chances Employment Services (English and Español) – promoting financial security for at-risk women and their dependents through comprehensive employment placement services, Washington, DC.
Silent Witness: The People of Kaiser Permanente Tell Their Stories of Domestic Violence – includes stories from the People of Kaiser Permanente, using their own words.
U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Career One Stop
Employment and Training Administration
My Skills My Future
Wider Opportunities for Women – works nationally and in its home community of Washington, D.C., to build pathways to economic independence for America's families, women, and girls. WOW has a distinctive history in changing the landscape of women and work. For more than 40 years, WOW has helped women learn to earn, with programs emphasizing literacy, technical and nontraditional skills, the welfare-to-work transition, career development, and retirement security. Since 1964, WOW has trained more than 10,000 women for well-paid work in the DC area. WOW leads the National Women's Workforce Network, which is comprised of organizations committed to increasing women and girls' access to well-paid work, the Family Security Project (FES), and the Elder Economic Security Initiative, Washington, DC.
Women Work! The National Network for Women’s Employment – strengthens families and communities by supporting, advocating and advancing women’s economic self-sufficiency. Their network of members helps thousands of women nationwide successfully enter, re-enter and advance in the workforce each year, Washington, DC.
The Women's Alliance – a national organization of independent, community-based members who provide professional attire and career skills training to low income women and their families seeking self sufficiency.
Workplace Safety Toolkit, Nonprofit Risk Management Center – an employer’s online toolkit to protect employees and volunteers, Washington, DC.
Workplace Violence Today (parts I, II, III, IV) – interview with Debby Tucker, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, hosted by Barry Nixon, KFNX 1100 Talk Radio, Phoenix, AZ, October 24, 2003.
Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence ~ A National Resource Center – offers information on the Internet for the benefit of those interested in providing effective workplace responses to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.