Tips, Tools, and Templates

2020

2020 Voter Mobilization Toolkit

If you’ve completed the census and have registered to vote and you’re eager to do more to ensure that other people’s voices are represented, this resource guide was made especially for you!

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2020

COVID-19 Your Rights on the Job

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the structure of work for millions of people across the United States. In this time of crisis, it is particularly important for people to know their employment rights and the protections that exist in case you or a loved one gets sick with COVID-19.

Women Employed has created tools to help working people navigate these protections.

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2020

Illinois Paid Sick Days Activism Toolkit

No one should have to choose between their health—or even their life—and their  livelihood. Yet 1.5 million Illinoisans lack the right to a single paid sick day. Take a few minutes each month to keep the pressure on our Illinois legislators to pass
statewide paid sick days as soon as they reconvene in Springfield.

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2019

Help Combat Sexual Harassment

Explains what sexual harassment is, how it is defined by law, and what you can do if you or someone else is sexually harassed.

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2019

No Salary History and Pay Equity Toolkit

On September 29th, 2019, Illinois’ new No Salary History Law takes effect, barring employers from seeking information about the past wages of job applicants during the hiring process. It’s a major advance for gender pay equity—the practice of factoring past wages into salary offers is a major contributing factor to persistent wage gaps. In advance of the law’s effective date, Women Employed has created a set of tools to help employers and job seekers navigate this change.

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2016

Sample Parental Leave Policy

This document is a sample Parental Leave Policy outlining a minimum standard that employers can use to craft their own.

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