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MEDIA RELEASE: 9to5 Colorado Leaders and Partner Organizations Take Action for Renters’ Rights & Affordable Housing

Community members from Denver, Aurora, Westminster, and Commerce City will be coming together to participate in the National Renter’s Week of Action alongside other affiliates of the Right to the City Homes For All campaign. These impacted community and non-profit organizations behind the following local actions are all part of a statewide coalition called Colorado Homes For All, which was formed as a response to the national and local housing crisis.

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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.

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Republican Repeal of ACA Gives $600 billion in Tax Breaks To the Wealthy and Big Corporations

DENVER – State Senator Rhonda Fields joined homecare providers, health care advocates, doctors and people who depend on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for health care on tax day to release a joint report from Americans for Tax Fairness and Health Care for America Now (HCAN). The report, Republican Health Care Repeal Plan: Tax Cuts for the Rich, Health Care Cuts for Everyone Else, details how the Republican plan to repeal the ACA would give billions in tax breaks to wealthy households, insurance companies and drug manufacturers, paid for by cutting the health care of low- and moderate-income families.

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CO Working Families Rally, Testify for FAMLI

Friday, April 7, 2017 Contact: Katie Reinisch, 303-653-1009, katie@progressive-promotions.com Neha Mahajan, 303-628-0925, neha@9to5.org...

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9to5 Supports New FAMLI Bill Creating Paid Family And Medical Leave Insurance for Caregivers

9to5 Colorado welcomes the introduction of the Family And Medical Leave Insurance Act (FAMLI) which will enable employees to stay afloat financially while caring for their health and their families and also protect businesses’ ability to retain reliable, productive workers.

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Fighting (and winning!) for the right to be pregnant on the job

Christina from Colorado shares how employers endanger pregnant workers by refusing to allow basic accommodations — and ultimately how this impacts the wage gap.

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