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Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | 0 comments

Black Women’s Fight for Motherhood

Black Women’s Fight for Motherhood

As we continue to discuss reproductive rights in this country, we cannot leave black women’s fight for motherhood out of the conversation. It is essential that barriers to motherhood be removed so that every woman regardless of race and socioeconomic status has the option to give birth to healthy children and raise them in a society where their lives are valued. That is reproductive justice that truly expands the meaning of “choice.”

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Homepage_featured | 0 comments

Labor Day Victory! President Obama Signs Executive Order Extending Paid Sick Days to Federal Contractors

Labor Day Victory! President Obama Signs Executive Order Extending Paid Sick Days to Federal Contractors

Big news! On Labor Day, President Obama signs an executive order extending paid sick days to 300,000 federal contractors.

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Homepage_featured, National Action Network | 0 comments

It Starts With A Whisper

It Starts With A Whisper

After I had asked Lindsey what types of subjects would be covered, I honestly wondered why I was invited to 9to5’s Regional Leadership Conference.

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Homepage_featured, National Action Network | 0 comments

Reform to Overtime Regulations Essential for Millions of Workers Like Jennette

Reform to Overtime Regulations Essential for Millions of Workers Like Jennette

It’s a story more common than we might think.

Jennette Wilfong, a Missouri 9to5 member, worked in a group home for adults with developmental disabilities. She worked 50-60 hours a week, and was on call 24/7 Monday to Friday, as well as some weekends and holidays.