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Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on 9to5 member featured in Senator Tom Harkin’s Senate Floor Statement: “Working Families Need Congress To Be On Their Side”

9to5 member featured in Senator Tom Harkin’s Senate Floor Statement: “Working Families Need Congress To Be On Their Side”

9to5 member featured in Senator Tom Harkin’s Senate Floor Statement: “Working Families Need Congress To Be On Their Side”

In a speech to the senate floor, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) quoted 9to5 Colorado member Jackie Parkins, as he called on Congress to uphold its duty to make sure the people who do the work that makes our country run get a fair chance to aspire to the American Dream.

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Action Alerts, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Action Alert: Support the FAMILY Act

Action Alert: Support the FAMILY Act

Action Alert: Support the FAMILY Act

Being there for family is what matters. That’s why we need a law that guarantees you can be with your loved ones when they need you and not have to give up a paycheck while you do it.

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on Paid Leave Keeps Women in Their Jobs, and That’s Good for the Economy

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

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.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2013 in Action Alerts, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Can you feel it?

Can you feel it?

Can you feel it?

Across the country, the momentum is building as more cities and states win work/family policies that help working women care for themselves and their families without losing a paycheck or risking their jobs.