The EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination lawsuit.
"The Women's Bureau was created by law in 1920 to formulate standards and policies to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment. "
"ABB works on the national and local level employing a wide range of strategies – legislative advocacy, litigation, grassroots organizing, research and public education -- to promote flexible workplace policies, end discrimination against caregivers and support family caregiving." Website features news, reports, policy briefs, and fact sheets on a range of family-related workplace policy issues.
Catalyst is an international, membership-based nonprofit dedicated to expanding opportunities for women in business, primarily through the creation and dissemination of research. The website is an excellent source for news, reports, studies, and best practices on workplace issues for women.
CLUW is an affiliate organization of the AFL-CIO which advocates for working women's issues. Their web site includes the CLUW newsletter, publications, and information on the Union Women's Summer Schools.
The Institute for Women's Policy Research conducts research related to women’s economic, family, and social needs and their status in their community and society. Research findings are disseminated, often for free, through this web site
NCPE is "a coalition of women's and civil rights organizations; labor unions; religious, professional, legal, and educational associations, commissions on women, state and local pay equity coalitions and individuals working to eliminate sex- and race-based wage discrimination and to achieve pay equity."
An online clearinghouse of BPW Foundation research, as well current and historical documents and articles on issues affecting workingwomen and their employers including dissertations, issue papers, bibliographies, conference presentations and recordings of the foundation’s audio conference series
Original source material from British and European libraries and archives, including a strong core of document images from the Bodleian Library, Oxford and the British Library; Cambridge University Library; Leeds University Library; Birmingham Central Library; etc. Sources include ephemera, pamphlets, commonplace books, diaries, periodicals, letters, ledgers, manuscript journals, poetry, receipt books and conduct and advice literature.
Provides access to hundreds of thousands of articles with coverage on such topics as gender studies, sexual behavior surveys, family and marital issues, conversion therapy, gay and lesbian rights, homophobia, health aspects and more. Leading journals in the field are covered and updated daily.
Key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. Collection includes seminal texts, letters, speeches, interviews, and ephemera covering the political evolution of gay rights as well as memoirs, biographies, poetry, and works of fiction that illuminate the lives of lesbians, gays, transgendered, and bisexual individuals and the community.
WISER "is dedicated to the education and advocacy that will improve long-term financial quality of life for women. As the only organization to focus exclusively on the unique financial challenges that women face, WISER supports women’s opportunities to secure adequate retirement income through research, workshops and partnerships."