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Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Colorado, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Not everyone can skip work, even if it prevents spread of flu

Media Coverage: Not everyone can skip work, even if it prevents spread of flu

Media Coverage: Not everyone can skip work, even if it prevents spread of flu

The lack of paid sick days is an important public health issue that needs to be addressed by policymakers.

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Boston declares flu health emergency, shows Denverites deserve paid sick days

Media Coverage: Boston declares flu health emergency, shows Denverites deserve paid sick days

Media Coverage: Boston declares flu health emergency, shows Denverites deserve paid sick days

2013 is already shaping up to be one of the worst flu seasons in years. Without paid sick days, too many low-wage workers will be forced to come to work sick, spreading the flu to clients, customers, and co-workers.

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Colorado’s minimum wage increase will help boost economic growth

Media Coverage: Colorado’s minimum wage increase will help boost economic growth

Media Coverage: Colorado’s minimum wage increase will help boost economic growth

While stagnant wages and sluggish job growth continue to cloud the post-recession recovery, a bright spot exists in Colorado: 66,000 of the state’s lowest-paid workers got a raise.

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on 9to5 Members Speak Out on 40th Anniversary

9to5 Members Speak Out on 40th Anniversary

9to5 Members Speak Out on 40th Anniversary

2013 marks 9to5’s 40th anniversary. In celebration of this milestone, we’ve asked our members to share what they love about 9to5.

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in Georgia | Comments Off on Celebrating Success at the Winter Social

Celebrating Success at the Winter Social

Celebrating Success at the Winter Social

9to5 Atlanta had many accomplishments in 2012, and it was so much fun to celebrate them with music, food, prizes, and of course our fabulous members.

Posted by on Jan 4, 2013 in Action Alerts, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Action Alert: Pass a Budget for All of Us

Action Alert: Pass a Budget for All of Us

Action Alert: Pass a Budget for All of Us

January 4, 2013 – Tell Congress to prioritize the needs of children and families. Strong families make a strong national economy.

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Winning Justice for Working Women: 2012 and Beyond

Winning Justice for Working Women: 2012 and Beyond

Winning Justice for Working Women: 2012 and Beyond

As 9to5 prepares to observe our 40th anniversary, we have a lot to celebrate right now.

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Congress Renews Unemployment Insurance

Congress Renews Unemployment Insurance

Congress Renews Unemployment Insurance

Thank you to all of our 9to5 members for contacting your members of Congress last week. We won!

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in Wisconsin | Comments Off on Protect your family’s ability to care for each other

Protect your family’s ability to care for each other

Protect your family’s ability to care for each other

Part of boosting the economy is protecting the jobs we do have. Nobody should lose their job because they have cancer or their parent has Alzheimer’s. Sign the petition to protect your family’s ability to care for each other

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in California, California_events | Comments Off on Event: Wage Theft Day of Action

Event: Wage Theft Day of Action

Event: Wage Theft Day of Action

Are you impacted by wage theft? Now you can get involved and speak out!