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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.

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Wisconsin, Wisconsin_events | Comments Off on Event: Equal Pay “Unhappy Hour” in Milwaukee

Event: Equal Pay “Unhappy Hour” in Milwaukee

Event: Equal Pay “Unhappy Hour” in Milwaukee

Join 9to5 members, community partner organizations, and elected officials as we highlight and protest the wage gap in Milwaukee.

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Georgia | 4 comments

We Must Value Women’s Work!

We Must Value Women’s Work!

In this country, we will pay someone more to take of our cars than we will pay them to take care of our children or elderly parents.

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Equal Pay Day, National Action Network | 0 comments

Little Did I Know…

Little Did I Know…

Leisa from Texas shares how a culture of pay secrecy among co-workers, and her new employer asking about salary history, led to a history of unequal pay following her to a new job.

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Wisconsin | 0 comments

What Is Ours

What Is Ours

Unexpected car issues, outgrowing pants, and needing new shoes don’t wait till the next pay check.