Women's Rights

 Women’s Guides, program information

The Eleanor Roosevelt & Human Rights Project

http://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/workers

Forming a Women’s Rights Committee: A Guide for Action (AFSCME)
http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/for-leaders/afscme-womens-rights-committees-a-guide-for-action)

Workshop Guide

Why Women Should Join Unions: Organizing and Leading with Eleanor Roosevelt

http://bofarrell.net/workshop-guide/

Equal Pay

An Employer’s Guide to Equal Pay (U.S. DOL Women’s Bureau) http://www.dol.gov/equalpay/equalpay-employer.pdf

Equal Pay Conference, June 27, 2012 (In VT, hosted by VT Attorney General and the New York and Boston offices of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Link features federal and state officials, includes speakers, video links to conference, materials. http://www.atg.state.vt.us/issues/employment-law/equal-pay.php

Gender Pay Differences: Progress Made, but Women Remain Overrepresented among Low-Wage Workers,( GAO)

http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-12-10

The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation (Institute for Women’s Policy Research (2012)

http://www.iwpr.org/publications/pubs/the-gender-wage-gap-by-occupation-1

A Guide to Women's Equal Pay Rights (U.S. DOL Women’s Bureau) http://www.dol.gov/equalpay/equalpay-employee.pdf

Living Below the Line: Economic Insecurity and America’s Families (Wider Opportunities for Women)

http://www.wowonline.org/livingbelowtheline.asp

National Committee on Pay Equity
http://www.pay-equity.org/

The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap (American Association of University Women)

http://www.aauw.org/learn/research/upload/simpletruthaboutpaygap1.pdf

The Wage Gap State by State: 2012 Fact Sheets (National Women’s Law Center)

http://www.nwlc.org/resource/wage-gap-state-state-2012-fact-sheets

The Wage Gap Over Time: In Real Dollars, Women See a Continuing Gap (National Committee on Pay Equity)

 http://www.pay-equity.org/info-time.html

Genetic Discrimination

EEOC

http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/genetic.cfm

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

http://www.genome.gov/10002328

Child Care

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education

http://nrckids.org/

Quality Child Care: The Union Solution (AFSCME)
http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/newsletters/works/mayjune-1998/quality-child-care-the-union-solution

Family and Medical Leave Act

Expecting Better: State by State Analysis of Laws that Help New Parents (National Partnership for Women and Families, May 2012), http://www.nationalpartnership.org/site/DocServer/Expecting_Better_Report.pdf?docID=10301

FMLA Fact Sheet (AFSCME)

http://www.afscme.org/members/education-and-trainings/education-resources/fact-sheets/the-family-and-medical-leave-act-fmla

Paid Sick Days Campaign (National Partnership for Women & Families)

http://paidsickdays.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer?pagename=psd_index

Sexual Harassment

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
http://www.eeoc.gov/facts/fs-sex.html

Feminist Majority Foundation
http://www.feminist.org/911/harass.html

Know Your Rights:  Sexual Harassment at Work (Equal Rights Advocates) 

http://www.equalrights.org/publications/kyr/shwork.asp

Stopping Sexual Harassment: An AFSCME Guide

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/for-leaders/stopping-sexual-harassment-an-afscme-guide

Sexual Harassment:  A Union Issue (AFSCME)

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/for-leaders/stopping-sexual-harassment-an-afscme-guide/sexual-harassment-a-union-issue

What Is Sexual Harassment? (AFSCME)

http://www.afscme.org/news/publications/for-leaders/stopping-sexual-harassment-an-afscme-guide/what-is-sexual-harassment

Sex Discrimination

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/sex.cfm

U.S. Dept. of Education

http://www.ed.gov/policy/rights/guid/ocr/sex.html

Sex Discrimination is Against the Law (Equal Rights Advocates)

http://www.equalrights.org/publications/kyr/sexdiscrim.asp