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Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on 9to5 Member Blog: My Lunch With the President

9to5 Member Blog: My Lunch With the President

9to5 Member Blog: My Lunch With the President

It was such an honor to be part of the White House Summit on Working Families. Never in a million years would I have seen myself having lunch with the most influential person in the nation. It has left me speechless for days.

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Join the Action Network Summer Campaign

Join the Action Network Summer Campaign

Join the Action Network Summer Campaign

9to5 is excited to launch our new summer-long campaign to raise up women’s voices and votes on behalf of our families and communities!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on A Landmark Moment: The White House Summit on Working Families

A Landmark Moment: The White House Summit on Working Families

A Landmark Moment: The White House Summit on Working Families

On Monday, June 23 I was so proud to participate in the White House Summit on Working Families alongside powerful 9to5 member-activists, who weighed in on solutions for the workplace issues they are directly affected by.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in California, California_events | Comments Off on Event: 9to5 LA Movie Night and Potluck!

Event: 9to5 LA Movie Night and Potluck!

Event: 9to5 LA Movie Night and Potluck!

Join us to share a delicious meal and watch The Fight in the Fields, a film telling the story of the first successful organizing drive of farm workers in the United States, while recounting the many failed and dramatic attempts to unionize that led up to this victory.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on Statement: 9to5 Applauds Executive Action on ENDA, Calls on House to Take Action

Statement: 9to5 Applauds Executive Action on ENDA, Calls on House to Take Action

Statement: 9to5 Applauds Executive Action on ENDA, Calls on House to Take Action

The right to work free from workplace discrimination and harassment is a fundamental human right supported by the vast majority of Americans across demographics and political lines. But currently, lesbian, gay and bisexual employees in 29 states, and transgender employees in 32 states, are still working without protection against employment discrimination.

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Huff Post: Mom’s Equal Pay Day Highlights How Far We Still Have to Go

Huff Post: Mom’s Equal Pay Day Highlights How Far We Still Have to Go

Huff Post: Mom’s Equal Pay Day Highlights How Far We Still Have to Go

Sunday may be Father’s Day but June 12 is Mothers’ Equal Pay Day, recognizing how far into 2014 moms must work to earn the same wages that fathers made in 2013 alone. On average, full-time working moms make only 69 cents to every dollarearned by full-time working dads.

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Homepage_featured, National Action Network | Comments Off on Citizen Testimony: Stop Discriminating Against Moms!

Citizen Testimony: Stop Discriminating Against Moms!

Citizen Testimony: Stop Discriminating Against Moms!

Read Kiki’s speech to the Pennsylvania House Labor and Industry Committee urging them to pass a bill that would prohibit the kind of hiring discrimination that Kiki endured as a single mom.

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Big news for New York workers and families!

Big news for New York workers and families!

Big news for New York workers and families!

The momentum’s building for paid family and medical leave for New York State. Right now it is crucial for the NY Senate to hear a groundswell of support for this important legislation. Add your voice to the momentum!

Posted by on Jun 1, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Voices from Minimum Wage Earners

Voices from Minimum Wage Earners

Voices from Minimum Wage Earners

It’s time for jobs that boost women, families and communities. Women are now the primary or co-breadwinners in two-thirds of American households and more women are working today than ever before. So, when women do well, our economy does well. Click here some of the stories of our members barely surviving on minimum wage.

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Event: Georgia’s Regional Leadership Conference

Event: Georgia’s Regional Leadership Conference

Event: Georgia’s Regional Leadership Conference

Join us for two days of amazing workshops and speakers from across the state. Learn about civic engagement and voting rights and develop your leadership skills!