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Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured | Comments Off

FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

Everyone has a sick family member to care for at some point – so it’s critical to have Family Leave Insurance or other paid leave so families can stay afloat while dealing with family illness.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Paid worker leave dominated the conversation Friday at The Denver Forum on Working Families, the first in a series of gatherings to promote labor-market reforms supported by the Obama administration.

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off

Legislative Update: Marching On!

Legislative Update: Marching On!

Critical bills for working women and families have been front and center in Congress this week – and the results are a mixed bag. We must keep up the drumbeat calling on Congress to make progress for women and families!     The Good News: Unemployment Insurance Thanks to months of consistent pressure from 9to5 members and concerned citizens everywhere, on Monday the Senate finally successfully passed a bill to renew Emergency Unemployment Insurance benefits to the long-term unemployed. But Speaker Boehner is refusing...

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Media Releases | Comments Off

Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

9to5 applauds President Obama’s two executive actions aimed at ending pay discrimination against women and people of color. The president is expected to sign the executive orders during an event at the White House on April 8 for Equal Pay Day, a day which women’s rights advocates recognize as how far a woman must work into 2014 to earn the same as a man did in 2013 alone.