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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 U.S. Department of Labor announced on June 15, 2015 that $1.25 million will be made available to research and analyze how paid leave programs can be developed and implemented across the country. The funding is being administered by the department's Women's Bureau.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Paid Leave Analysis Grant Program.

Click here to view the grant proposal.

 

 

Issue Briefs and Fact Sheets

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Older Women Workers and Economic Security

This issue brief address what can be done to tackle the gender wage gap and improve women's lifetime earnings.. (PDF)

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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)
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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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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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Women Veteran Profile

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

 

 

Webinar

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2015 Paid Leave Analysis Grant

The Women’s Bureau is making available $1.25 million in grant funds to support research and analysis on the development and implementation of paid leave programs at the non-Federal level.

Click here to view the slides used during the webinar on June 24.

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Paving the Way for Women in Construction

The Women's Bureau hosted a series of webinars exploring key policy and programmatic leverage points for, among other things, ensuring women's preparation for and access to good jobs, including non-traditional occupations.

This first installment focused on improving women's representation in construction fields. Click here to download (WMV)

Disclaimer: The views expressed by non-Federal speakers are their own or those of their organizations, and are not necessarily the views of the Women’s Bureau or the Department of Labor.

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Pregnancy Discrimination

This webinar hosted by the Women's Bureau is focused on one of our most critical issues, pregnancy discrimination. Topics cover the updated enforcement guidance and the EEOC's focus on pregnancy protections, the enactment of the Pregnancy Fairness Law in Illinois, and the similar laws in place in Delaware, New York City, and other states and cities.

Click here to download (WMV)

   

 

 

Research

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American Women: Looking Back, Moving Ahead

The 50th Anniversary of The President's Commission on the Status of Women Report. (PDF)

This paper was prepared with funding from the U.S. Department of Labor. The views expressed are those of the author and should not be attributed to the Federal Government or to the Department of Labor

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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)

 

 

Infographics

Downloadable infographic with information about Asian American & Pacific Islander Women in the labor force.

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Downloadable infographic with information about Asian American & Pacific Islander Women in the labor force. (PDF)

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Equal Pay new

Downloadable infographic with information about Equal Pay – Gender Differences Across Occupations and the Wage Gap. (PDF)

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Black Women in the Labor Force

Downloadable infographic with information on Black women in the labor force. (PDF)

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Working Mothers in the U.S.

Downloadable infographic with information about working mothers in the United States. (PDF)

     

 

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50 Years Later

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

 

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First-Time Mothers at Work - Now and Then

Downloadable infographic with information about first-time mothers at work - Now and Then: How first-time mothers have changed their employment and leave patterns. (PDF)

     

 

 

Trauma-Informed Care Guide Posters

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