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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.

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Georgia | Comments Off on “Atlanta Can Hear My Voice!” 9to5 Members on the Radio

“Atlanta Can Hear My Voice!” 9to5 Members on the Radio

“Atlanta Can Hear My Voice!” 9to5 Members on the Radio

9to5 intern lifts up her voice on WRFG Radio to talk about lifting up the wages of restaurant servers through the Fair Eats Campaign.

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Expanding Opportunity Means a Stronger Workforce, Economy and Country

Media Coverage: Expanding Opportunity Means a Stronger Workforce, Economy and Country

Media Coverage: Expanding Opportunity Means a Stronger Workforce, Economy and Country

Check out 9to5 Executive Director Linda Meric’s op-ed published in The Huffington Post on expanding opportunity so everyone has a fair chance at the American Dream.

Posted by on Nov 28, 2012 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Woman’s Journey Brings Her Work, Mental Health

Media Coverage: Woman’s Journey Brings Her Work, Mental Health

Media Coverage: Woman’s Journey Brings Her Work, Mental Health

Check our this front page story published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on an amazing 9to5 member and the organization that helped her find her voice.

Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in California, Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Release: Victory for Walmart Workers

Media Release: Victory for Walmart Workers

Media Release: Victory for Walmart Workers

9to5 joins protesters to demand that Walmart workers get treated with respect and dignity and get paid a decent living wage.