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Recession Ends, but Millions of Women Still Trapped in Poverty

Recession Ends, but Millions of Women Still Trapped in Poverty

Full Colorado report by Coalition on Human Needs and 9to5 here. 9to5 leaders and members are available for interviews upon request. Sept. 29, 2014 – Poverty is a women’s issue. Nearly six in ten poor adults are women, and more than half of all poor children live in families headed by women. Poverty rates are […]

Denver Post Op-Ed: Home Care Work is Skilled Work

Denver Post Op-Ed: Home Care Work is Skilled Work

Home care workers — the majority of whom are immigrant women — are not considered “skilled” workers by our immigration system the way that Silicon Valley engineers are, but their work is vital to our families and our nation’s economy.

CBS News: Fast Food Workers Strike, 3 Arrested

CBS News: Fast Food Workers Strike, 3 Arrested

*9to5 marched alongside fast food workers and home care workers in a national strike demanding $15 an hour and the right to form a union.    DENVER (AP/CBS4) — Fast food workers in Denver are participating in a national strike to win $15 an hour wages, and three people were arrested when they sat down […]