Women’s Bureau Resources

Resources to Assist with Green Industry Jobs and to help Women Veterans are available from the Women’s Bureau 

The U.S. Department  of Labor Women’s Bureau ’s “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. ”  Now, decades later, the Women’s Bureau continues to fight for the needs of women in the workplace.  Today’s Priority Issues of the Women’s Bureau are Equal Pay, Workplace Flexibility, Higher Paying Jobs for Women, Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness. (www.dol.gov/wb)

Woman PlumberTwo vital resources on women in green jobs and trauma-informed care for women veterans are available for you at the Women’s Bureau website. Please download, print and share these resources.

The first, “Why Green is Your Color:  A Woman’s Guide to a Sustainable Career,” is designed to increase women’s awareness and access to high-growth and emerging industry occupations in the green jobs sector nationwide.  This career guide provides women workers and workforce professionals with information on hiring needs and challenges, training and entrepreneurship opportunities, and in-demand and emerging jobs in green industries.  The publication, along with an online training program on how to use the guide, is available on the website:  http://www.dol.gov/wb/Green_Jobs_Guide/index.htm

A second resource designed to help service providers understand the unique concerns of women veterans  is called “Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Who Have Experienced Homelessness.”  In addition to providing a thorough overview of women veterans concerns, the guide helps agencies with a self-assessment tool that identifies areas where an organization can grow to improve services and positive outcomes forcroppedwomensoldiers women veterans. Here’s the link to the guide, as well as to an online training about how to utilize it: http://www.dol.gov/wb/trauma/

Kelly Jenkins-Pultz, Acting Regional Administrator, US DOL/Women’s Bureau Region 9, and Ana Fortes, Program Analyst, are available to conduct trainings and implementation workshops on the guide for service providers. If your agency is interested in a training and/or implementation workshop, contact the Commission on the Status of Women or go to the Women’s Bureau website for more information.

The Women’s Bureau’s website [ http://www.dol.gov/wb/ ] is a rich place for other statistics or information you might need related to equal pay, workplace flexibility or vulnerable women workers.

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Women’s Bureau Resources

Resources to Assist with Green Industry Jobs and to help Women Veterans are available from the Women’s Bureau 

The U.S. Department  of Labor Women’s Bureau ’s “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. ”  Now, decades later, the Women’s Bureau continues to fight for the needs of women in the workplace.  Today’s Priority Issues of the Women’s Bureau are Equal Pay, Workplace Flexibility, Higher Paying Jobs for Women, Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness. (www.dol.gov/wb)

Woman PlumberTwo vital resources on women in green jobs and trauma-informed care for women veterans are available for you at the Women’s Bureau website. Please download, print and share these resources.

The first, “Why Green is Your Color:  A Woman’s Guide to a Sustainable Career,” is designed to increase women’s awareness and access to high-growth and emerging industry occupations in the green jobs sector nationwide.  This career guide provides women workers and workforce professionals with information on hiring needs and challenges, training and entrepreneurship opportunities, and in-demand and emerging jobs in green industries.  The publication, along with an online training program on how to use the guide, is available on the website:  http://www.dol.gov/wb/Green_Jobs_Guide/index.htm

A second resource designed to help service providers understand the unique concerns of women veterans  is called “Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Who Have Experienced Homelessness.”  In addition to providing a thorough overview of women veterans concerns, the guide helps agencies with a self-assessment tool that identifies areas where an organization can grow to improve services and positive outcomes forcroppedwomensoldiers women veterans. Here’s the link to the guide, as well as to an online training about how to utilize it: http://www.dol.gov/wb/trauma/

Kelly Jenkins-Pultz, Acting Regional Administrator, US DOL/Women’s Bureau Region 9, and Ana Fortes, Program Analyst, are available to conduct trainings and implementation workshops on the guide for service providers. If your agency is interested in a training and/or implementation workshop, contact the Commission on the Status of Women or go to the Women’s Bureau website for more information.

The Women’s Bureau’s website [ http://www.dol.gov/wb/ ] is a rich place for other statistics or information you might need related to equal pay, workplace flexibility or vulnerable women workers.



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