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Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Homepage_featured, Jobs & Interships | Comments Off on 9to5 is Hiring! Assistant Director of Communications

9to5 is Hiring!  Assistant Director of Communications

9to5 is Hiring! Assistant Director of Communications

9to5 seeks an experienced communications professional who will be responsible for the integrated communication and promotion of the brand and work of 9to5. Reporting to the National Executive Director, they will be responsible for implementing a content strategy for 9to5, and for producing high-quality communications products that amplify 9to5’s position as one of the largest, most respected women’s economic justice organizations in the country. This is a fulltime position to be based on our Atlanta office.

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Take Action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Take Action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Take Action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day

Three ways you can take action for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day!

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in California, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Two Bay Area events to join Representative Rosa DeLauro, champion for working families

Two Bay Area events to join Representative Rosa DeLauro, champion for working families

Two Bay Area events to join Representative Rosa DeLauro, champion for working families

During more than 25 years in Congress, Representative Rosa DeLauro has been – and continues to be – on the front lines of the most important battles to protect and expand the social safety net to help families put food on the table, afford health care, earn decent wages (including equal pay for equal work), and retire in dignity.

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Kitchen Table Talk

Kitchen Table Talk

Kitchen Table Talk

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is the date of the year that marks how much more Black women on average have to work to earn what a white man on average made the previous year!

To recognize this date and the racial, gender pay gap 9to5 Georgia will be putting on a Kitchen Table Talk Hosted by Mz Shyneka. Join us as we celebrate black womanhood and #SLAY4EQUALPAY.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Homepage_featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mothers Know Best!

Mothers Know Best!

Mothers Know Best!

Check out 9to5’s new report “Mothers Know Best: At the intersection of low-wage work, public assistance and child care.” Over the course of the past two years, focus groups in three states brought together 100 low-income parents to talk about the difficulties they face accessing public assistance, child care, and work, as well as the policy solutions they need.

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Trump Budget a Disaster for Women and Families

Trump Budget a Disaster for Women and Families

Trump Budget a Disaster for Women and Families

Trump Budget A Disaster For Women And Families By Linda Meric, originally featured on The Huffington Post. Despite his promises, he would sacrifice the needs of ordinary people to reward millionaires, billionaires, and big corporations. The new Trump budget proposal is a disaster for women and families. It slashes trillions of dollars from food stamps, health care and other safety net programs that working families need to make ends meet. It includes a paid leave proposal that is nothing more than lip service – unworkable and not what...

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on New Report on LGBT Elders

New Report on LGBT Elders

New Report on LGBT Elders

9to5 allies at the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) and Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) have released a new report on issuesfacing LGBT older adults. Understanding Issues Facing LGBT Older Adults takes a comprehensive look at the experiences of LGBT elders, the challenges to accessing the resources needed to age with support and dignity, and their resilience.

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Announcing a new Executive Director at 9to5!

Announcing a new Executive Director at 9to5!

Announcing a new Executive Director at 9to5!

On behalf of the 9to5, National Association of Working Women National Board and Management Team, we are excited to announce Helen Kim Ho as 9to5’s new Executive Director, beginning June 1, when current Executive Director Linda Meric retires.

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Colorado, Media Releases, Uncategorized | Comments Off on MEDIA STATEMENT: 9to5 Celebrates Paid Leave Victory

MEDIA STATEMENT: 9to5 Celebrates Paid Leave Victory

MEDIA STATEMENT: 9to5 Celebrates Paid Leave Victory

The Colorado 2017 Family And Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Act has passed out of the House! After two previous attempts, this is the first time the widely supported proposal for paid leave has passed out of one of the state legislative chambers.

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Tell Congress AGAIN: Hands Off Our Health Care!

Tell Congress AGAIN: Hands Off Our Health Care!

Tell Congress AGAIN: Hands Off Our Health Care!

Despite overwhelming public opposition to their plans to repeal health care, Republicans keep trying to take away our health care with a bill that is so bad, they have exempted themselves from it. Just like the last plan, it raises costs and cuts coverage. And now it guts protections for people with preexisting conditions, all to give massive tax breaks to the very rich and corporations.