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Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Member Op-Ed: On Women’s Equality Day, a Call for Paid Leave

Member Op-Ed: On Women’s Equality Day, a Call for Paid Leave

Member Op-Ed: On Women’s Equality Day, a Call for Paid Leave

Across the nation, women like myself struggle to make a living. We struggle to care for and provide for our families. We risk job and income loss when faced with illness or the need for maternity leave.

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Huff Post: Women’s Equality Day: Voices Unite to Say #WEMatter

Huff Post: Women’s Equality Day: Voices Unite to Say #WEMatter

Huff Post: Women’s Equality Day: Voices Unite to Say #WEMatter

Women’s Equality Day, August 26, celebrates the anniversary of the day Congress stopped denying women the right to vote: a key moment in our history brought about by women organizing to demand equal rights under the law.

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Linda Meric: Unpredictable, Inflexible Schedules Burden Women; We Need Schedules That Work

Linda Meric: Unpredictable, Inflexible Schedules Burden Women; We Need Schedules That Work

Linda Meric: Unpredictable, Inflexible Schedules Burden Women; We Need Schedules That Work

Joi Jackson works full-time at a call center. As a single mom with four kids, she struggles to get her kids to and from child care. Schedule flexibility to meet family needs at her place of employment is practically nonexistent. She is faced with an impossible decision: keep her job so she can provide for her family, or quit her job so she can care for her family.

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

How can you tell it’s campaign season in Georgia? The mudslinging and partisan rhetoric are in full swing. Incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal trumpets his record of moving Georgia to the No. 1-ranked “business friendly” state, according to a 2013 Site Selection magazine poll, while his Democratic challenger, state Sen. Jason Carter, promotes “an economy that works for the middle class.”