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Press Release: Statement by 9to5 Executive Director Linda Meric on the State of the Union Address

“It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a “Mad Men” episode.” – President Barack Obama in his January 29, 2014 State of the Union address

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Media Coverage: Increase in minimum wage is fair

The temperature had dropped well below zero at 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 5. But that did not deter the group of 75 bundled-up fast-food workers and their supporters.

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Highlighting 9to5 Member Stacey Calvin: For Working Moms, One Sick Kid Can Spell Disaster

For working middle- to lower-income moms, a family emergency can easily spell financial disaster.

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Hot Off the Presses: Maria Shriver’s New Report, “A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink”

This week, The Shriver Report releases a new report addressing women’s poverty in the U.S. and some of the good jobs, workplace flexibility, equal opportunity and economic security issues that 9to5 organizes around.

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Press Release: 9to5 calls on Congress to extend unemployment compensation

Congress needs to return to Washington ready to govern, and the first thing on their agenda should be the extension of this critical safety net for workers who have been laid off and unable to find new jobs.

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9to5 member featured in Senator Tom Harkin’s Senate Floor Statement: “Working Families Need Congress To Be On Their Side”

In a speech to the senate floor, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) quoted 9to5 Colorado member Jackie Parkins, as he called on Congress to uphold its duty to make sure the people who do the work that makes our country run get a fair chance to aspire to the American Dream.

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