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Health News Colorado: Silver Tsunami Poised to Overwhelm Home Care Workers

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Health News Colorado: Silver Tsunami Poised to Overwhelm Home Care Workers

Health News Colorado: Silver Tsunami Poised to Overwhelm Home Care Workers

While Colorado’s senior population surges and many may need help, the cadre of workers who can help retirees age in their homes probably won’t keep up.

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Facebook, Apple say they’ll help women freeze eggs; local clinic suggests fertility assessment tests

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | 0 comments

Facebook, Apple say they’ll help women freeze eggs; local clinic suggests fertility assessment tests

Earlier this week tech giants Apple and Facebook announced offering to pay female employees to freeze their eggs. They say it’s a way to help professional women pursue high-level careers without sacrificing their future families.

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Huff Post: Recession Ends and Millions of Women Are Still Trapped in Poverty

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Huff Post: Recession Ends and Millions of Women Are Still Trapped in Poverty

Huff Post: Recession Ends and Millions of Women Are Still Trapped in Poverty

Poverty is a women’s issue. Nearly six in 10 poor adults are women, and more than half of all poor children live in families headed by women. Poverty rates are especially high for single mothers, women of color and elderly women living alone.

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Women’s Enews Op-Ed: Women’s Voices Matter in Elections

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Women’s Enews Op-Ed: Women’s Voices Matter in Elections

Women’s Enews Op-Ed: Women’s Voices Matter in Elections

Too many women are more likely to know where the fireworks are held in July than how or when to cast a vote in November. And our democracy depends far more on this latter information.

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Media Coverage: “Ban The Box” offers job help to South Georgia former inmates

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Georgia, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: “Ban The Box” offers job help to South Georgia former inmates

Media Coverage: “Ban The Box” offers job help to South Georgia former inmates

Sept. 15, 2015 — Marilyn Winn, 9to5 Organizer, was featured on WALB News.  Winn met with Albany City and Dougherty County commissioners and spoke about why it is important to Ban the Box! Watch the video clip here       “9to5 Atlanta is taking our Ban the Box campaign statewide. Our Community Internship Programs in Albany and Savannah, GA provide training for directly impacted leaders in each city to build public support and ask county/city elected officials remove the box on employment applications that ask about a...

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Denver Post Op-Ed: Home Care Work is Skilled Work

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Denver Post Op-Ed: Home Care Work is Skilled Work

Denver Post Op-Ed: Home Care Work is Skilled Work

Home care workers — the majority of whom are immigrant women — are not considered “skilled” workers by our immigration system the way that Silicon Valley engineers are, but their work is vital to our families and our nation’s economy.

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