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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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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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The High Cost of Being Poor in Georgia

It’s clear that anti-poverty programs are sound investments in Georgia, and particularly for Georgia’s families with children. We must do all we can to lift up opportunity in our state.

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VICTORY! Milwaukee Bans the Box on City Applications

“Banning the box will remove a huge barrier to employment and provide job seekers with opportunities to find family supporting jobs which will grow our local economy, strengthen our communities and reduce poverty,” says 9to5 Wisconsin member Rhonda Willette.

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STATEMENT: Officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death – A first step, but much more needed

As prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced that six Baltimore police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, protesters cheered. Their demands have been heard, and their direct action has made a difference.

But Mosby’s announcement is just the beginning. That’s why marches and demonstrations, in Baltimore and across the country, will continue.

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