Unpredictable and unstable work schedules leave many workers in a constant state of economic instability and personal turmoil. This policy brief explores scheduling problems and highlights policy solutions and employer […]
Explains what sexual harassment is, how it is defined by law, and what you can do if you are sexually harassed.
This document is a sample Parental Leave Policy outlining a minimum standard that employers can use to craft their own.
Pregnancy and Employment Under Illinois Law (Spanish Version). Provides an overview, in Spanish, of the Illinois law that protects your rights on the job when you are pregnant, including rights […]
Provides an overview of the Illinois law that protects your rights on the job when you are pregnant, including rights to reasonable accommodations, plus information on where you can go […]
Explains what sexual harassment is, how it is defined by law, and what you can do if you or someone else is sexually harassed.
This fact sheet provides information on the Healthy Workplace Act, a bill that would allow Illinois workers to earn up to five paid sick days per year.
Filing an Employment Discrimination Charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Chicago
A step-by-step guide on what to expect when filing at the Chicago District Office.
A step-by-step guide on what to expect when filing.
An overview of the provisions of this federal law permitting unpaid leave from work to care for family members and information to help you determine if you are eligible.
This research report examines the changing demographics of Chicago’s growing low-wage workforce and provides solutions to address the economic crisis low-wage work inflicts on families and communities.
Doubling Down on Rising Up, Together. Since 1973, Women Employed has been making change in the workplace to elevate us all. We have stood up for equal opportunity and economic […]
Moving Forward, Together. In a tumultuous year for our country, we have forged ahead to ensure all women can access fair workplaces, quality jobs, and education and training leading to […]
This is How Change Happens. It’s never a straight line. Advocacy campaigns are long battles with many twists and turns. New discoveries, barriers, and tactics emerge. Over four decades, Women […]
Not you. Not me. It’s we. The voices of working women are at the heart of our 2015 annual report. Although the women we heard from had widely varying life […]