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Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Letter to the Editor: Next Steps for Minimum Wage in Rhode Island

Letter to the Editor: Next Steps for Minimum Wage in Rhode Island

Letter to the Editor: Next Steps for Minimum Wage in Rhode Island

As a member of 9to5, I believe the next steps for Rhode Island should be to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers (currently only $2.89 per hour) and index the state minimum wage to inflation. Both of these provisions were on the table, but were stripped from the legislation passed in 2013.

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Georgia | Comments Off on 9to5 Day at the Capitol

9to5 Day at the Capitol

9to5 Day at the Capitol

Latonya Jordan had only been a 9to5 member for a week when she joined our annual 9to5 Lobby Day at the Capitol. This was her first, but will definitely not be her last time to speak up and speak out for the changes that working women need!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

January 19 was MLK Day, the day our country comes together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 9to5 members carry on his struggle for racial and economic justice by fighting to guarantee wages and workplace conditions that provide dignity and security to all workers.

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Colorado | Comments Off on 2015 Legislative Agenda

2015 Legislative Agenda

2015 Legislative Agenda

9to5 is committed to leading legislation that creates a more equitable economy and workplace for all working families in Colorado. Check out what we’re working on this year!

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Event: Lobby Day at the Capitol

Event: Lobby Day at the Capitol

Event: Lobby Day at the Capitol

We want you to be a citizen lobbyist with us! Join us at the Capitol for a training session and the opportunity to talk with your elected officials about working women’s issues in Georgia.

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Event: March for Change on MLK Day!

Event: March for Change on MLK Day!

Event: March for Change on MLK Day!

Join 9to5 for the MLK March and Rally! Help us promote our Ban the Box Campaign

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in California | Comments Off on What’s up in San Jose? Join us for these exciting events!

What’s up in San Jose? Join us for these exciting events!

What’s up in San Jose? Join us for these exciting events!

Here are FOUR great opportunities for you to get involved in our work to end wage theft and human trafficking here in San Jose!

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Event: 9to5 Wisconsin Membership Meeting

Event: 9to5 Wisconsin Membership Meeting

Event: 9to5 Wisconsin Membership Meeting

Join us for our first membership meeting of the year!

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Know Your Rights Training

Know Your Rights Training

Know Your Rights Training

Do you know your legal rights on the job? The difference between unfair and illegal policies? If not, plan to attend this workshop!

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on MLK Day Justice Program and March

MLK Day Justice Program and March

MLK Day Justice Program and March

Join us at the MLK Community Program that will be featuring “King’s Last Year,” a dramatic reading of King’s words during the last, difficult year of his life.