FACT SHEET | On the need for the country's workplace policies to provide domestic and sexual violence survivors the support and job protection they need to recover - through a paid sick and safe days standard.
Sexual Harassment and the Gender Wage Gap
Despite being prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, workplace sexual harassment remains pervasive and pernicious. Sexual harassment is one of many manifestations of power imbalances in the workplace.
BE HEARD: An Act to End Harassment in the Workplace
FACT SHEET | The Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination (BE HEARD) in the Workplace Act to enhance accountability in the workplace and strengthen protections for workers against discrimination and...
Know Your Rights: Witnessing Sexual Harassment at Work (in Spanish)
CONOZCA SUS DERECHOS | Si es testigo de acoso sexual en el trabajo
The EMPOWER Act
FACT SHEET | The Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace Harassment through Education and Reporting (EMPOWER) Act enhances protections and reduces barriers that prevent people who experience harassment from speaking out and seeking justice.
Legislative Solutions to Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment
FACT SHEET | Workplace sexual harassment is a persistent and pervasive issue, but legislation at the state and federal levels can help combat sexual harassment and improve the lives of working people.
Know Your Rights: Witnessing Sexual Harassment at Work
As a bystander or witness to harassment, you can play an essential role. The following tools can be used when you witness harassment in a variety of settings, including sexual harassment in the workplace.
Know Your Rights: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace (in Spanish)
Conozca sus derechos: Acoso sexual en el lugar de trabajo
Know Your Rights: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Sexual harassment is a type of sex discrimination that violates federal law under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Learn what you can do if you are facing harassment at work.
Amicus Brief for the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals: Ingrid Reeves v. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
A 2009 friend-of-the-court brief arguing that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama improperly concluded that Reeves did not present evidence of gender-based workplace harassment, and urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
Amicus Brief for the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals: Lynette Harris v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore
A 2009 friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to reverse the decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Northern Division, which failed to recognize the gender bias and sexual...
Detours on the Road to Employment: Obstacles Facing Low Income Women
For many women, the path to finding and keeping a job with decent wages and advancement opportunities is strewn with obstacles — from lack of adequate child care, to juggling work and family responsibilities, to dealing with on-the-job...