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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!

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on STATEMENT: Congress Must Act Now On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

STATEMENT: Congress Must Act Now On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

STATEMENT: Congress Must Act Now On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

As we reach the one year anniversary of the passage of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744) in the U.S. Senate without seeing any movement forward with similar legislation in the House, 9to5 stands with labor and immigration organizations urging Congress to act and remember that the time for common-sense immigration reform, more than ever, is now.

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on 9to5 Stands With Our Walmart Moms & Families

9to5 Stands With Our Walmart Moms & Families

9to5 Stands With Our Walmart Moms & Families

Working families have had enough. Pregnant workers are being forced to choose between the health of their pregnancies and the necessity of earning a living. Women who want and need to continue working throughout their pregnancies have been fired, forced to quit or take unpaid leave.

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Colorado Transit Campaign Update

Colorado Transit Campaign Update

Colorado Transit Campaign Update

Members and allies have shared their stories at four different RTD Board Meetings. We’ve met with RTD Staff and Board members encouraging them to make community input a focal point of the fare evaluation.

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Job Opening: Short Term Canvasser Opportunity

Job Opening: Short Term Canvasser Opportunity

 Short Term Canvasser Description: 9to5 Wisconsin is currently hiring part-time field canvassers for the Fox Valley region.  These will be temporary positions through September 30th, 2014. 9to5 has expanded significantly over the past year, and now we are strengthening our relationships with existing contacts in the Fox Valley region, while engaging the community on issues that 9to5 has been working on, to organize community members in target low income neighborhoods and disenfranchised communities. Responsibilities: Our field canvassers will...