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Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Wisconsin | Comments Off on Have you used Wisconsin’s FMLA?

Have you used Wisconsin’s FMLA?

Have you used Wisconsin’s FMLA?

Last year, Wisconsin’s Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was almost gutted. Help us stop that from happening in 2013.

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Keep Families Together – Fix Our Immigration System Now

Media Coverage: Keep Families Together – Fix Our Immigration System Now

Media Coverage: Keep Families Together – Fix Our Immigration System Now

Maria Bolaños, a Salvadoran woman in Hyattsville, Maryland, called the police out of fear that her partner was going to hurt her. But instead of being protected by the police, she got turned over to immigration.

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in California_events | Comments Off on Event: Wage Theft Worker Assembly & Clinic

Event: Wage Theft Worker Assembly & Clinic

Event: Wage Theft Worker Assembly & Clinic

Does your employer owe you money? Join 9to5 on December 13, 2012, for a free clinic to help map out a strategy to pass a city ordinance to prevent employers from refusing to pay overtime and minimum wages.

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in California_events | Comments Off on Event: Bay Area Chapter Meeting

Event: Bay Area Chapter Meeting

Event: Bay Area Chapter Meeting

Bay Area Chapter Meeting on Dec. 8, 2012

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Media Release: States Get a Green Light on Violating Workers’ Rights

Media Release: States Get a Green Light on Violating Workers’ Rights

Media Release: States Get a Green Light on Violating Workers’ Rights

Read statement from Linda Meric, 9to5 national executive director. In a bitter loss for millions of state workers and their families, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled against petitioner Daniel Coleman in Coleman v. Maryland Court of Appeals.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Action Alerts | Comments Off on Action Alert: Protect low-income and vulnerable people!

Action Alert: Protect low-income and vulnerable people!

Action Alert: Protect low-income and vulnerable people!

Protect low-income and vulnerable people! Take action now to tell your Senators that working people need support, not cuts to help our economy grow.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Action Alerts | Comments Off on Action Alert: Increase the Minimum Wage

Action Alert: Increase the Minimum Wage

Action Alert: Increase the Minimum Wage

Just two minutes of your time can make a difference. Take action now to support the Fair Minimum Wage Act.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Georgia, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Workers seek right to use sick days for loved ones

Media Coverage: Workers seek right to use sick days for loved ones

Media Coverage: Workers seek right to use sick days for loved ones

To this day, Carolyn Pinkston says Aug. 16, 2009, was the worse day of her life. Read read how The Family Care Act would have made a difference in Ms. Pinkston’s life.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in California_events | Comments Off on Event: 7th Annual Fair Trade & Conscious Gifts Holiday Bazaar

Event: 7th Annual Fair Trade & Conscious Gifts Holiday Bazaar

Event: 7th Annual Fair Trade & Conscious Gifts Holiday Bazaar

Tired of submerging your conscience every holiday season? Buy local!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: The Community Stands with Walmart and So Do I.

Blog: The Community Stands with Walmart and So Do I.

Blog: The Community Stands with Walmart and So Do I.

9to5 member Alicia Newton documents her research and experiences protesting for workers’ rights for Wal-Mart employees.