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Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on 9to5 Member: Earned income tax credit can be a lifesaver

9to5 Member: Earned income tax credit can be a lifesaver

9to5 Member: Earned income tax credit can be a lifesaver

When my EITC refund came in 1996, it was worth nearly $1,900. I had never seen so much money before in my life. I was finally able to pay off the electric bill, and I used $800 to buy a car — a used Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. To me, that car was a Mercedes.

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Media Releases | Comments Off on Press Release: Statement by 9to5 Executive Director Linda Meric on the State of the Union Address

Press Release: Statement by 9to5 Executive Director Linda Meric on the State of the Union Address

Press Release: Statement by 9to5 Executive Director Linda Meric on the State of the Union Address

“It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a “Mad Men” episode.” – President Barack Obama in his January 29, 2014 State of the Union address

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Colorado, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Increase in minimum wage is fair

Media Coverage: Increase in minimum wage is fair

Media Coverage: Increase in minimum wage is fair

The temperature had dropped well below zero at 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 5. But that did not deter the group of 75 bundled-up fast-food workers and their supporters.

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on Highlighting 9to5 Member Stacey Calvin: For Working Moms, One Sick Kid Can Spell Disaster

Highlighting 9to5 Member Stacey Calvin: For Working Moms, One Sick Kid Can Spell Disaster

Highlighting 9to5 Member Stacey Calvin: For Working Moms, One Sick Kid Can Spell Disaster

For working middle- to lower-income moms, a family emergency can easily spell financial disaster.