Women in the Workplace
Gender Equality Principles Initative
Gender Equality Principles Initiative (external link) - The Department has teamed up with Calvert Asset Management and Verite to create the Gender Equality Principles to provide private sector entitites with the tools they need to create gender equitable workplaces. Visit the interactive website to find out more.
Women in Non-Traditional Fields
Recruitment of Women in Non-Traditional Fields - Despite laws that prohibit discrimination and harassment, women are still underrepresented in traditionally male dominated occupations. The Department offers these recruitment strategies and resources, compiled from a list of organizations whose focus is on increasing the number of women in non-traditional occupational areas.
Family Friendly Workplaces - Workplace arrangements that offer flexibility and predictability in where, when, how, and what work is performed by employees hold the potential to benefit workers at all levels, especially those with caregiving duties. Numerous research studies have indicated that family friendly workplaces are smart investments because they work in the best interest of the employees as well as the employers.
Work-Life Polices & Practices Survey Report - Conducted in 2000, this report identifies the tools City departments have developed to promote work-life balance among employees.
- Sexual Harassment: Frequently Asked Questions
- How to Create a Workplace Free of Sexual Harassment
- Sexual Harassment Resources
- Discrimination/Sexual Harassment Information for Employees of the City and County of San Francisco
2009 Stimulus Act
2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment (Stimulus) Act - The Stimulus Act of 2009 is designed to bolster the economy in the current economic crisis. Find out more about where this money goes and if women will benefit: