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DOL and Administration Resources

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Women's Bureau Clearinghouse

This is a central, comprehensive and searchable repository of
Department of Labor resources, tools, and publications of
interest to women.

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Employment Protections for Workers Who Are Pregnant
Or Nursing

This map shows which U.S. States have laws, statutes and/or interpretative case law that specifically prohibit pregnancy discrimination and/or that mandate support of nursing mothers expressing milk in the workplace.

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Women and Girls of Color:
Addressing Challenges and
Expanding Opportunity

This White House report delves into the inequities and distinct challenges facing women of color, while examining some of the efforts underway to close unfair gaps in outcomes, opportunities and more. (PDF)

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Increasing Employment Opportunities and Improving Working Conditions for Women

This fact sheet provides information about U.S. Department of Labor initiatives to create and expand opportunites for women. (PDF)

 

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Working Families Across The Country

This document offers highlights of the regional forums that the Women's Bureau convened around the country leading up to the June 23, 2014 White House Summit on Working Families. (PDF)

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Women Veteran Resources

This fact sheet provides information that will help women veterans understand their rights and conncect to organizations providing assistance and services. (PDF)

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Paid Leave Analysis Grant Program:
Frequently Asked Questions

The United States Department of Labor's (DOL) Women's Bureau, in partnership with DOL's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is excited to announce a forthcoming opportunity for states to participate in a new Paid Leave Analysis Grant Program.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Paid Leave Analysis Grant Program (PDF)

Click here to read the grant proposals of the applicants and the grantees

Issue Briefs and Fact Sheets

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Women Veteran Profile

This issue brief shows some of the lastest facts on women veterans in the workplace. (PDF)

 

 

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Pay Secrecy

This fact sheet hightlights state-level pay secrecy laws and policies. (PDF)

 

 

Economic Status of Women of Color

These fact sheets highlight the different
situations of the larger populations of women of color in the U.S. labor force.

 

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Older Women and Work

This fact sheet summarizes the workplace outlook for this group of individuals. (U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau)
(PDF)

 

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Guide to Equal Pay Rights

A Guide to Women's Equal Pay Rights (U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau) (PDF)

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Guide to Equal Pay for Employers

An Employer's Guide to Equal Pay (U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau) (PDF)

 

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Why Green Is Your Color: A Woman's Guide to a Sustainable Career

The Women's Bureau created this guide to give women the information and resources they need to succeed in the developing green economy. (PDF)

Why Green Is Your Color web based training curriculum for workforce development professionals

 

 

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Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness: A Guide for Service Providers was created to address the psychological and mental health needs of women veterans. (PDF)

 

Research

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Research on the status of
working women

This is a paper series celebrating the 50th anniversary of American Women: Report of the President's Commission on the Status of Women.

The original research papers discuss a range of issues affecting women in the labor force today. (PDF)

 

 

 

Posters and Infographics

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Working Mothers in the U.S.

Downloadable infographic with information about working mothers in the United States

 

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50 Years Later

What has changed for working women over the past 50 years?

 

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