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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.

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Letter to the Editor: Next Steps for Minimum Wage in Rhode Island

Letter to the Editor: Next Steps for Minimum Wage in Rhode Island

Letter to the Editor: Next Steps for Minimum Wage in Rhode Island

As a member of 9to5, I believe the next steps for Rhode Island should be to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers (currently only $2.89 per hour) and index the state minimum wage to inflation. Both of these provisions were on the table, but were stripped from the legislation passed in 2013.

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Georgia | Comments Off on 9to5 Day at the Capitol

9to5 Day at the Capitol

9to5 Day at the Capitol

Latonya Jordan had only been a 9to5 member for a week when she joined our annual 9to5 Lobby Day at the Capitol. This was her first, but will definitely not be her last time to speak up and speak out for the changes that working women need!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

January 19 was MLK Day, the day our country comes together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 9to5 members carry on his struggle for racial and economic justice by fighting to guarantee wages and workplace conditions that provide dignity and security to all workers.

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Colorado | Comments Off on 2015 Legislative Agenda

2015 Legislative Agenda

2015 Legislative Agenda

9to5 is committed to leading legislation that creates a more equitable economy and workplace for all working families in Colorado. Check out what we’re working on this year!

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Event: Lobby Day at the Capitol

Event: Lobby Day at the Capitol

Event: Lobby Day at the Capitol

We want you to be a citizen lobbyist with us! Join us at the Capitol for a training session and the opportunity to talk with your elected officials about working women’s issues in Georgia.

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Event: March for Change on MLK Day!

Event: March for Change on MLK Day!

Event: March for Change on MLK Day!

Join 9to5 for the MLK March and Rally! Help us promote our Ban the Box Campaign