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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.

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Action Alerts, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Action Alert: Are you prepared for Election Day?

Action Alert: Are you prepared for Election Day?

Action Alert: Are you prepared for Election Day?

Even in “off year ” elections when there are fewer high profile candidates or races, there are important positions, including city council, county commission and school board on the ballot. Are you prepared to vote?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Media Coverage, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Media Coverage: 9to5 Member Speaks Out on Need for a Living Wage

Media Coverage: 9to5 Member Speaks Out on Need for a Living Wage

Media Coverage: 9to5 Member Speaks Out on Need for a Living Wage

9to5 member and coalition partner, Martha De La Rosa speaks out during a rally on Friday urging Milwaukee County Board to Adopt a Living Wage Ordinance.

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Working for a Second Chance

Media Coverage: Working for a Second Chance

Media Coverage: Working for a Second Chance

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution covered 9to5 Atlanta Organizer Marilynn Winn’s story of how she started the Ban the Box campaign, as well as our 40th Anniversary Celebration.

Posted by on Oct 14, 2013 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Celebrate 40 Years of Winning Justice for Working Women

Celebrate 40 Years of Winning Justice for Working Women

Celebrate 40 Years of Winning Justice for Working Women

Register to attend a 9to5 celebration event, and learn more about the events’ program and sponsorship opportunities.