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Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Homepage_featured, National Action Network | Comments Off on Citizen Testimony: Stop Discriminating Against Moms!

Citizen Testimony: Stop Discriminating Against Moms!

Citizen Testimony: Stop Discriminating Against Moms!

Read Kiki’s speech to the Pennsylvania House Labor and Industry Committee urging them to pass a bill that would prohibit the kind of hiring discrimination that Kiki endured as a single mom.

Posted by on Jun 1, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Voices from Minimum Wage Earners

Voices from Minimum Wage Earners

Voices from Minimum Wage Earners

It’s time for jobs that boost women, families and communities. Women are now the primary or co-breadwinners in two-thirds of American households and more women are working today than ever before. So, when women do well, our economy does well. Click here some of the stories of our members barely surviving on minimum wage.

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on STATEMENT: Congress Must Act Now On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

STATEMENT: Congress Must Act Now On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

STATEMENT: Congress Must Act Now On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

As we reach the one year anniversary of the passage of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744) in the U.S. Senate without seeing any movement forward with similar legislation in the House, 9to5 stands with labor and immigration organizations urging Congress to act and remember that the time for common-sense immigration reform, more than ever, is now.

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on 9to5 Stands With Our Walmart Moms & Families

9to5 Stands With Our Walmart Moms & Families

9to5 Stands With Our Walmart Moms & Families

Working families have had enough. Pregnant workers are being forced to choose between the health of their pregnancies and the necessity of earning a living. Women who want and need to continue working throughout their pregnancies have been fired, forced to quit or take unpaid leave.