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Denver Business Journal: How does Colorado rank for working moms?

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Denver Business Journal: How does Colorado rank for working moms?

Denver Business Journal: How does Colorado rank for working moms?

They say a mother’s work is never done. And in Colorado, that’s definitely the case, although not for the greatest reason.

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Paid Medical Leave Bill Earns Plenty of Media Coverage

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Paid Medical Leave Bill Earns Plenty of Media Coverage

Paid Medical Leave Bill Earns Plenty of Media Coverage

9to5 Colorado is proud of the momentum gained on this bill, and we are hopeful about the bill’s potential for next year. Check out all the great media coverage.

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Media Coverage: 9to5 Atlanta’s Charmaine Davis discusses the wage gap on GPB’s On The Story

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: 9to5 Atlanta’s Charmaine Davis discusses the wage gap on GPB’s On The Story

Media Coverage: 9to5 Atlanta’s Charmaine Davis discusses the wage gap on GPB’s On The Story

9to5 Atlanta Chapter Director Charmaine Davis discussing the wage gap on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s “On The Story.”

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Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Media Coverage: Paid Family Leave Hot Topic at Labor Forum in Denver

Paid worker leave dominated the conversation Friday at The Denver Forum on Working Families, the first in a series of gatherings to promote labor-market reforms supported by the Obama administration.

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Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage, Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

Media Coverage: President Obama Takes Executive Action for Equal Pay

9to5 applauds President Obama’s two executive actions aimed at ending pay discrimination against women and people of color. The president is expected to sign the executive orders during an event at the White House on April 8 for Equal Pay Day, a day which women’s rights advocates recognize as how far a woman must work into 2014 to earn the same as a man did in 2013 alone.

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Media Coverage: Fair Pay for Women Starts With a Fair Minimum Wage

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Fair Pay for Women Starts With a Fair Minimum Wage

Media Coverage: Fair Pay for Women Starts With a Fair Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 would benefit 17 million women. They include women like Crystal Whetstone from Ohio, who had to move in with her parents to make ends meet on a minimum wage salary, and Peggy Jackson in Atlanta, who earns only enough to cover rent and utilities. Without the ability to pay their bills, these women, and more like them, are trapped in a cycle of poverty.

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