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Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in National Action Network, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Raising our Voices on Equal Pay Day

Raising our Voices on Equal Pay Day

Raising our Voices on Equal Pay Day

On Equal Pay Day, recognized this year on April 8, 9to5 members across the country took action to protest the gender wage gap. Several hundred 9to5 members made their voices heard as they demanded pay equality regardless of gender and race!

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Event: “What Does Peace Look Like?” Gallery Day at 9to5

Event: “What Does Peace Look Like?” Gallery Day at 9to5

Event: “What Does Peace Look Like?” Gallery Day at 9to5

9to5 will be partnering with ArtWorks to host a relief printing peace symbol activity. You are invited to participate in printmaking by choosing a peace symbol that ArtWorks interns have created. You will also have the opportunity to create your own peace symbol and reproduce it using printmaking techniques.

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on The Power of Membership

The Power of Membership

The Power of Membership

Being a 9to5 member is powerful. Not only are members involved and committed on an individual level, but they also unite to build a formidable collective voice that will not be silenced or ignored. At the core of a movement for meaningful change, 9to5 members embody power in their thoughts, words, and actions.

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Event: May Day March to Keep Families Together

Event: May Day March to Keep Families Together

Event: May Day March to Keep Families Together

Join 9to5 to collect Family Leave petition signatures that keep families first, before we march to keep families together and call for an end for deportations!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Event: Mad Rollin’ Dolls Semi-Finals to Benefit 9to5

Event: Mad Rollin’ Dolls Semi-Finals to Benefit 9to5

Event: Mad Rollin’ Dolls Semi-Finals to Benefit 9to5

Join us for some hard hitting roller derby with the Mad Rollin’ Dolls, and proceeds benefiting 9to5 Wisconsin.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: Atlanta’s Regional Forum on Working Families

Blog: Atlanta’s Regional Forum on Working Families

Blog: Atlanta’s Regional Forum on Working Families

At the event, I was encouraged to hear from organizations like 9to5 that are working to improve the lives of working women and their families. I found it even more encouraging to hear from business leaders who are making changes in their own workplaces by providing family-flexible workplace policies.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

Everyone has a sick family member to care for at some point – so it’s critical to have Family Leave Insurance or other paid leave so families can stay afloat while dealing with family illness.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Paid worker leave dominated the conversation Friday at The Denver Forum on Working Families, the first in a series of gatherings to promote labor-market reforms supported by the Obama administration.

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Legislative Update: Marching On!

Legislative Update: Marching On!

Legislative Update: Marching On!

Critical bills for working women and families have been front and center in Congress this week — and the results are a mixed bag. We must keep up the drumbeat calling on Congress to make progress for women and families!

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

9to5 applauds President Obama’s two executive actions aimed at ending pay discrimination against women and people of color. The president is expected to sign the executive orders during an event at the White House on April 8 for Equal Pay Day, a day which women’s rights advocates recognize as how far a woman must work into 2014 to earn the same as a man did in 2013 alone.