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Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Homepage_featured, National Action Network | 0 comments

Reform to Overtime Regulations Essential for Millions of Workers Like Jennette

Reform to Overtime Regulations Essential for Millions of Workers Like Jennette

It’s a story more common than we might think.

Jennette Wilfong, a Missouri 9to5 member, worked in a group home for adults with developmental disabilities. She worked 50-60 hours a week, and was on call 24/7 Monday to Friday, as well as some weekends and holidays.

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Georgia | 0 comments

Lead On Leave: Come on, America

Lead On Leave: Come on, America

Earlier this week I attended “Lead on Leave: Empowering Working Families Across America” at the Atlanta City Hall. The event was a moderated conversation with Mayor Kasim Reed and Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett about the benefits and necessity of paid leave and equal pay.

Posted by on Jun 20, 2015 in Georgia | 0 comments

A Field Trip for Healthy Families

A Field Trip for Healthy Families

On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015, four women from 9to5 Georgia met with Republican US Senator Isakson’s aide, Ryan Pelfrey. We had heard that Senator Isakson had cosponsored Senator Murray’s paid sick days amendment to the budget bill, and we wanted to meet with him to ask him to take one step further and cosponsor the Healthy Families Act.

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Beloit Daily News: Advocates defend Wisconsin family medical leave law

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Advocates for a Wisconsin law that extends benefits to certain people above and beyond what is offered under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act say they fear the state law is in danger. Members of the Keep Families First Coalition gathered Tuesday to urge the Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee not to kill the law. The state chamber of commerce and the League of Wisconsin Municipalities are lobbying to require employers to only follow the federal law covering time off to care for a baby or loved one....

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Georgia, Media Coverage | 0 comments

9to5 Op-Ed: From Prison to Public Service

9to5 Op-Ed: From Prison to Public Service

Ban the Box initiatives are one step toward breaking the cycle of incarceration.

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in National Action Network | 0 comments

It’s Time to Care, DC

It’s Time to Care, DC

This is your moment to tell DC City Council “It’s time to care!”

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in National Action Network | 0 comments

New York Cares

New York Cares

Being there when your family needs you is not negotiable. Make sure your legislators know it!

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in California, Homepage_featured | 0 comments

Victory! After years of workers organizing, Los Angeles City Council passes $15 minimum wage with enforcement against wage theft

Victory! After years of workers organizing, Los Angeles City Council passes $15 minimum wage with enforcement against wage theft

After years of organizing from 9to5 and other workers groups, the Los Angeles City Council has raised the minimum wage and passed enforcements to protect workers from wage theft. We’re celebrating this major victory and rolling up our sleeves for what’s next!

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Homepage_featured | 0 comments

Weathering the Storms: Building Social Justice Resilience Against Opposition Attacks

Weathering the Storms: Building Social Justice Resilience Against Opposition Attacks

Your work is too important to leave vulnerable. Your organization can and should armor up to prepare for the storms of opposition attacks.

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Homepage_featured | 0 comments

Learn More About Your Health Care Options

Learn More About Your Health Care Options

9to5 is proud to partner with The Working America Health Care program offers a simple way for 9to5 members without access to health coverage through your employer or union to learn about health care options, costs and to connect to licensed professionals that can help you and your family sign up for insurance.