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Paid Leave Keeps Women in Their Jobs, and That’s Good for the Economy

9to5 applauds today’s introduction of The Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act), a federal bill to establish a national insurance program to provide wage replacement for workers when serious health and family caregiving needs arise.

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Press Statement: The U. S. Senate has passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Now it’s time for the House to take action.

It is time for LGBT Americans to be treated equally in the workplace. 9to5 applauds the Senate’s action. Now it’s time for the U. S. House of Representatives to take action to debate and pass ENDA. 9to5 will continue to actively work with our allies to end workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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9to5 Statement on the 35th anniversary of the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

The PWFA will guarantee that women who are pregnant will be treated fairly in the workplace and be able to achieve economic security for themselves and their families. The time for Congress to act is now.

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Media Release: 9to5 Stands with Fast-Food Workers in Nationwide Strike that Spans 50 Cities

9to5 marched, rallied and chanted in solidarity with fast-food workers, who walked off their jobs on Thursday, August 29, 2013, as part of the largest-ever strike to hit the $200 billion industry. Check-out some photos, video and media coverage from the #829strike!

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Blog: On the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington – It’s Time for All of Us to Keep Marching

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights March on Washington this week, MomsRising.org has published a blog carnival that includes a blog post by our Linda Meric on the need to keep on marching. Check it out here.

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Media Release: Keep Women in Their Jobs So Families Can Support Local Businesses

Today is Women’s Equality Day and we are calling for jobs that boost families and communities. 9to5 members in 21 cities across the country will be discussing the importance of family-flexible policies that allow people to care for themselves and their families without jeopardizing their jobs or economic security.

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