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  • Coronavirus: Survivors & the Workplace

    For some survivors of domestic violence, going to work or school can provide a safe haven and respite from the abuse experienced at home or in interpersonal and familial relationships. And the added stress of close quarters created by social distancing measures may indeed exacerbate violence experienced at home. Content Detail

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    Workplaces Respond
  • Family Medical Leave Act Fact Sheet

    Information on the Family Medical Leave Act and D.C. paid sick and safe leave. Content Detail

    By:
    Washington Lawyers' Committee Workers' Rights Clinic
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    Spanish / Español
  • General Information About the Family Medical Leave Act

    Frequently asked questions about the Family Medical Leave Act, including fact sheets. Content Detail

    By:
    United States Department of Labor
  • Health Insurance Plans and Health Benefits

    This web site contains information and fact sheets about (1) your rights to health care when you change jobs, (2) the health care rights of women, mothers, and newborns, (3) mental health benefits rights, (4) rights to know what your health care plan contains, (5) how your health plan benefits are affected by your employers' bankruptcy, and much more. Some of the information is in PDF format. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor