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Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | 0 comments

HuffPost: All Women, Including LGBT Women, Need Economic Security and Equal Opportunity Now

HuffPost: All Women, Including LGBT Women, Need Economic Security and Equal Opportunity Now

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) women are among those most at risk of economic insecurity, according to a new report released on Thursday, Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America.

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Georgia, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on 9to5 VICTORY! Georgia Becomes First Southern State to Ban the Box

9to5 VICTORY! Georgia Becomes First Southern State to Ban the Box

9to5 VICTORY! Georgia Becomes First Southern State to Ban the Box

After years of grassroots campaigning and activism, Georgia became the first southern state to adopt Ban the Box fair hiring policies when Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Feb. 23

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Georgia | Comments Off on Winning Ban the Box in Macon, GA!

Winning Ban the Box in Macon, GA!

Winning Ban the Box in Macon, GA!

On Feb. 17th, 2015 Macon-Bibb passed a resolution 6-3 for the city/county government to draft and pass a ban the box ordinance.

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on Statement: Congratulations, OUR Walmart! Raise for workers, momentum for more changes!

Statement: Congratulations, OUR Walmart! Raise for workers, momentum for more changes!

Statement: Congratulations, OUR Walmart! Raise for workers, momentum for more changes!

Last week, members of OUR Walmart won a huge victory – a raise for half a million Walmart workers nationwide whose families desperately need better pay and regular hours.

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Media Coverage, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Fox 6 Now: Area Industrial Union Workers Debate Right-to-Work Legislation

Fox 6 Now: Area Industrial Union Workers Debate Right-to-Work Legislation

Fox 6 Now: Area Industrial Union Workers Debate Right-to-Work Legislation

Watch 9to5 Wisconsin Chapter Director Martha De La Rosa speak about the Right to Work legislation.

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Women’s History Brunch Coming in March!

Women’s History Brunch Coming in March!

Women’s History Brunch Coming in March!

Please join us for our 4th annual Women’s History Brunch. This year’s theme is “We Can Do It!” We will have a catered brunch and we will be hearing from a panel of women who have been able to achieve success against all odds, especially in male dominated fields.

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on 9to5 Impact Report

9to5 Impact Report

9to5 Impact Report

The 9to5 Impact Report is a quarterly briefing that highlights our members’ stories and the impact of our work.

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in California, Colorado, Georgia, Homepage_featured, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Give What You Can During the 9to5 Membership Drive!

Give What You Can During the 9to5 Membership Drive!

Give What You Can During the 9to5 Membership Drive!

February 15th marks the kickoff of 9to5’s nationwide Membership Drive! For the next two months, 9to5 members across the country will be telling family, friends, and coworkers why they care about working women’s issues – and inviting them to join our movement by becoming a member of 9to5.

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Huff Post: The Healthy Families Act: For Healthy Families, Healthy Businesses and a Healthy Economy

Huff Post: The Healthy Families Act: For Healthy Families, Healthy Businesses and a Healthy Economy

Huff Post: The Healthy Families Act: For Healthy Families, Healthy Businesses and a Healthy Economy

Senator Patty Murray (WA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT) re-introduced the Healthy Families Act (HFA) on the heels of another city victory in Philadelphia (February 12) – legislation called for by President Obama in his State of the Union address that will establish a much-needed national paid sick days standard.

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in California | Comments Off on 9to5 at the Women’s Policy Summit

9to5 at the Women’s Policy Summit

9to5 at the Women’s Policy Summit

Read about the experience of a 9to5 member who recently joined the 2015 Women’s Policy Summit on Advancing Women’s Health, Wealth and Power, and what she learned about the issues facing women in California.