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My Wage Gap as a Mom and Daughter

My Wage Gap as a Mom and Daughter

Our culture of female caregiving means that having no paid family leave hits women’s paychecks harder than men. When my younger daughter needed surgery at the same time that my elderly father needed immediate medical attention, times were tough.

Pregnant and working in Colorado? Know your new rights!

Pregnant and working in Colorado? Know your new rights!

Did you know about Colorado’s new law guaranteeing pregnant workers the right to reasonable accommodation to be able to maintain a healthy pregnancy and a paycheck? Learn about your new rights and hear from 9to5 members about how this policy impacts them.

We All Need Paid Leave to Take Care of Our Families

We All Need Paid Leave to Take Care of Our Families

When when my younger daughter needed surgery at the same time that my elderly father needed immediate medical attention, having to take time off unpaid was an enormous financial burden for me. Establishing paid family leave is a necessary step to close the gender wage and stop punishing women financially for taking care of our families.