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Posted by on Apr 22, 2014 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Event: Mad Rollin’ Dolls Semi-Finals to Benefit 9to5

Event: Mad Rollin’ Dolls Semi-Finals to Benefit 9to5

Event: Mad Rollin’ Dolls Semi-Finals to Benefit 9to5

Join us for some hard hitting roller derby with the Mad Rollin’ Dolls, and proceeds benefiting 9to5 Wisconsin.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Georgia | Comments Off on Blog: Atlanta’s Regional Forum on Working Families

Blog: Atlanta’s Regional Forum on Working Families

Blog: Atlanta’s Regional Forum on Working Families

At the event, I was encouraged to hear from organizations like 9to5 that are working to improve the lives of working women and their families. I found it even more encouraging to hear from business leaders who are making changes in their own workplaces by providing family-flexible workplace policies.

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

FAMLI Act: Keeping Families Afloat During Illness

Everyone has a sick family member to care for at some point – so it’s critical to have Family Leave Insurance or other paid leave so families can stay afloat while dealing with family illness.

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

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.

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Legislative Update: Marching On!

Legislative Update: Marching On!

Legislative Update: Marching On!

Critical bills for working women and families have been front and center in Congress this week — and the results are a mixed bag. We must keep up the drumbeat calling on Congress to make progress for women and families!

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

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.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Face of the Wage Gap: 9to5 Members Speak Out

The Face of the Wage Gap: 9to5 Members Speak Out

The Face of the Wage Gap: 9to5 Members Speak Out

9to5 members are speaking out, telling their personal stories of the wage gap. You can help! Take a few minutes to read these powerful stories, then share them with your friends and networks.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Georgia, Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Why I’m a 9to5 Member

Why I’m a 9to5 Member

Why I’m a 9to5 Member

as we walked down MLK Drive, chanting and feeling the warm sunshine, it struck me that joining 9to5 was the right decision for me. By becoming a member, I was now a part of a larger movement demanding justice right here at home.

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Georgia, Georgia_events | Comments Off on Event: Equal Pay Day

Event: Equal Pay Day

Event: Equal Pay Day

We’ll be celebrating Equal Pay Day this year by hosting a Bring Your Own Friend event! Come enjoy snacks and drinks with us while we discuss what equal pay means to you. It will be fun and interactive so bring your friends!

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

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.