A Legal Toolkit for Women's Economic Equality

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Guidance for women and advocates in New York State.

Women continue to be undervalued and are regularly subjected to unfair treatment in the workplace. While women often accept these conditions as inevitable, it is important to remember that it doesn’t have to be this way. ALL women—regardless of economic situation or immigration status—have certain legal rights.

A Legal Toolkit for Women's Economic Equality

This Toolkit provides guidance to women and advocates in New York State on 13 core issues that relate to women’s economic equality, including ways to assert those rights. Download the full Toolkit here or see our Checklist below.

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Note that this Toolkit is for informational purposes and is not intended to provide legal advice.

2022 Legislative Updates to the Legal Toolkit

Table of Contents

Legal Checklist for Women’s Economic Equality
This Checklist provides a synopsis of the 13 rights, protections, and benefits covered in this Legal Toolkit. Some of these rights overlap—but the Toolkit is divided into 13 core areas for ease of reference.

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 Additional Resources
A list of additional resources to help you: find out if you have certain rights, determine if your rights have been violated, figure out how to assert your rights, or decide if you need legal representation.

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