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Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Action Alerts, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Action Alert: Call Now to Shut Down this Shutdown

Action Alert: Call Now to Shut Down this Shutdown

Action Alert: Call Now to Shut Down this Shutdown

Your voice is urgently needed. Call your Representative in the U.S. House today and urge them to end the shutdown with no strings attached.

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in Georgia, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: 9to5 Atlanta on Georgia Focus

Media Coverage: 9to5 Atlanta on Georgia Focus

Media Coverage: 9to5 Atlanta on Georgia Focus

Check out 9to5 Atlanta organizers Marilynn Winn and Charmaine Davis in their interview with Georgia Focus.

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Linda Meric’s Feature Interview on WomensRadio.com

Media Coverage: Linda Meric’s Feature Interview on WomensRadio.com

Media Coverage: Linda Meric’s Feature Interview on WomensRadio.com

Listen to National Executive Director Linda Meric on WomensRadio speak about 9to5’s history and our future.

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Wisconsin | Comments Off on Share Your Experience With Being Pregnant on the Job!

Share Your Experience With Being Pregnant on the Job!

Share Your Experience With Being Pregnant on the Job!

Over the past decade, the number of pregnancy discrimination charges has increased by 35% nationwide. It’s more difficult than ever for a new mother to be a responsible parent and care for her family. Have you been pregnant on the job? Share your experience with 9to5!

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on New Report Features 9to5 as a Model Organization of Sustainability

New Report Features 9to5 as a Model Organization of Sustainability

New Report Features 9to5 as a Model Organization of Sustainability

In a recently released report, Transforming Organizations: A Guide to Creating Effective Social Change Organizations, authored by Robert Gass, 9to5 is featured as a model of sustainability. Read more.

Posted by on Oct 1, 2013 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: Clayton County, Please Ban the “Box”

Blog: Clayton County, Please Ban the “Box”

Blog: Clayton County, Please Ban the “Box”

As a member of 9to5, I was honored to accompany Ms. Marilynn Winn, 9to5 Atlanta chapter organizer, to a meeting with Clayton Director of Personnel Ms. Renee Bright. I was happy to hear that Ms. Bright was at least open to the idea of removing the box on employment applications that ask about applicant’s arrest records.

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Georgia, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Grassroots Groups Mark ‘National Voter Registration Day’

Media Coverage: Grassroots Groups Mark ‘National Voter Registration Day’

Media Coverage: Grassroots Groups Mark ‘National Voter Registration Day’

With the goal of boosting civic participation and exercising Constitutional rights, grassroots groups throughout the country spent Tuesday meeting face-to-face with eligible people — and the public in general — to elevate awareness about “National Voter Registration Day.”

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Ms. Magazine celebrates with 9to5

Media Coverage: Ms. Magazine celebrates with 9to5

Media Coverage: Ms. Magazine celebrates with 9to5

When the 40-year-old organization 9to5—subtitled “Winning Justice for Working Women”—celebrates its “ruby” anniversary at several upcoming events, it will recharge itself for the battles ahead. But it’s also a time to pat itself on the back for what it’s achieved since 1973 on behalf of U.S. women workers.

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: The Long Walk to Dignity

Blog: The Long Walk to Dignity

Blog: The Long Walk to Dignity

Seeing our coalition of community advocates fighting for the rights, dignity, and an end to discrimination against reformed citizens while promoting proven policies and best practices was powerful!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Homepage_featured, Wisconsin | Comments Off on Blog: What 9to5 Means to Me

Blog: What 9to5 Means to Me

Blog: What 9to5 Means to Me

On the eve of our 40th anniversary, a former 9to5 organizer celebrates our milestone by sharing how we helped shape her life and how she holds those experiences and memories close to her heart.