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Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in California | Comments Off on Raise the Minimum Wage

Raise the Minimum Wage

Raise the Minimum Wage

California’s minimum wage is going up to $10.00/hr. But when, and how? AB 10 is a victory for California workers, but it is still is not enough.

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in California, California_events | Comments Off on Event: LA Chapter Monthly Meeting

Event: LA Chapter Monthly Meeting

Event: LA Chapter Monthly Meeting

Join us at our meetings, held on the third Sunday of each month!

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in Georgia | Comments Off on Support 9to5 on GA Gives Day!

Support 9to5 on GA Gives Day!

Support 9to5 on GA Gives Day!

Join in this important statewide, annual event where non-profits in Georgia receive support from individual donors just like YOU! Every contribution, no matter the size, can make a difference.

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on Press Statement: The U. S. Senate has passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Now it’s time for the House to take action.

Press Statement: The U. S. Senate has passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Now it’s time for the House to take action.

Press Statement: The U. S. Senate has passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Now it’s time for the House to take action.

It is time for LGBT Americans to be treated equally in the workplace. 9to5 applauds the Senate’s action. Now it’s time for the U. S. House of Representatives to take action to debate and pass ENDA. 9to5 will continue to actively work with our allies to end workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in Action Alerts, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Action Alert: We Can’t Wait

Action Alert: We Can’t Wait

Action Alert: We Can’t Wait

The time is now for immigration reform. We know it, kids know it–it’s time for Congress to hear it.

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on 9to5 Statement on the 35th anniversary of the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

9to5 Statement on the 35th anniversary of the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

9to5 Statement on the 35th anniversary of the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

The PWFA will guarantee that women who are pregnant will be treated fairly in the workplace and be able to achieve economic security for themselves and their families. The time for Congress to act is now.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Media Coverage, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Proposal would prevent employers from discriminating against pregnant workers

Media Coverage: Proposal would prevent employers from discriminating against pregnant workers

Media Coverage: Proposal would prevent employers from discriminating against pregnant workers

9to5 WI State Director, Dana Schultz, and WI State Representative Eric Genrich talk about The Pregnancy Fairness Act as a common sense law that would ensure the economic security of pregnant workers.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: Voter Registration

Blog: Voter Registration

Blog: Voter Registration

On my 18th birthday I had several plans—one being to complete an application to vote and obtain my voter ID card. To me, voting was an example of my political power; through this system I would have a voice and hopefully make a difference. The only hang-up I faced was that I had no idea where to start.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Media Coverage, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Media Coverage: 9to5 WI State Director Weighs in on Pregnancy Fairness

Media Coverage: 9to5 WI State Director Weighs in on Pregnancy Fairness

Media Coverage: 9to5 WI State Director Weighs in on Pregnancy Fairness

9to5 WI State Director, Dana Schultz, speaks out at a press conference in the State Legislature about the importance of a bill offering pregnancy fairness to employees.

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Sign the Petition–Raise Up Massachusetts Workers

Sign the Petition–Raise Up Massachusetts Workers

Sign the Petition–Raise Up Massachusetts Workers

Join the campaign to raise the minimum wage and secure earned sick time for all Massachusetts workers! Raise Up Massachusetts is collecting signatures to get these issues on the ballot in November 2014.