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Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Need Health Insurance? Check Out the 9to5 Working America Health Care Program

Need Health Insurance?  Check Out the 9to5 Working America Health Care Program

Need Health Insurance? Check Out the 9to5 Working America Health Care Program

Did you know an unexpected trip to the hospital could cost you and your family nearly $2,000 a day? It’s no joke. Roughly 62 percent of all bankruptcies in the United States are caused by soaring medical bills. The Affordable Care Act has allowed more than 8 million Americans to find quality, affordable health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplaces. The average monthly premium was only $69. 9to5 is partnering with Working America and Union Plus, working with recommended licensed agents at GoHealth to guide you and your family...

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Georgia, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Blog: A Voice in Democracy on National Voter Registration Day

Blog: A Voice in Democracy on National Voter Registration Day

Blog: A Voice in Democracy on National Voter Registration Day

Committee member Alicia Newton and I were privileged to represent 9to5 at the press conference for National Voter’s Registration day in collaboration with the other member organizations of Pro Georgia. The opportunity to have a voice in democracy was awesome. It was an honor knowing that so many before us gave their lives in order to make this possible.

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

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.

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

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.