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9to5 Member Shares Her Story with Thousands

9to5 Colorado member Shelby Ramirez shares her FMLA story with over 16,000 listeners, who called in to a national tele-townhall to discuss fair pay, paid family and medical leave, paid sick days and affordable child care.

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9to5 Member: Earned income tax credit can be a lifesaver

When my EITC refund came in 1996, it was worth nearly $1,900. I had never seen so much money before in my life. I was finally able to pay off the electric bill, and I used $800 to buy a car — a used Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. To me, that car was a Mercedes.

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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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