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Posted by on Oct 19, 2012 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Binders Full of Women Come Up Empty

Media Coverage: Binders Full of Women Come Up Empty

Media Coverage: Binders Full of Women Come Up Empty

Women represent more than half of the electorate and nearly half the workforce. So you’d think that President Obama and Governor Romney, vying to win the women’s vote, would focus on pay equity and its direct link to a healthy economy. But no, it took a woman to raise the question just three weeks before the presidential election.

Posted by on Oct 5, 2012 in Colorado, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Give Poverty the Attention it Deserves in the Debate

Media Coverage: Give Poverty the Attention it Deserves in the Debate

Media Coverage: Give Poverty the Attention it Deserves in the Debate

It’s time we give poverty, particularly child poverty, the attention it deserves. A good place to start would be the first presidential debate in Denver on October 3.

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Colorado, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Please, President Obama and Gov. Romney, no lip service on family values

Media Coverage: Please, President Obama and Gov. Romney, no lip service on family values

Media Coverage: Please, President Obama and Gov. Romney, no lip service on family values

Jessica Smith started a petition to get President Obama and Governor Romney talking about paid sick days and family leave insurance. Jessica knows a little something about the need for these policies. She suffered a stroke when she was 3 years old.

Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Georgia | Comments Off on Mother and Son Making a Difference with Just One Pen

Mother and Son Making a Difference with Just One Pen

Mother and Son Making a Difference with Just One Pen

9to5 held its third annual National Day of Action on August 26, Women’s Equality Day. In Atlanta, chapter volunteer Nicole Corley blogs about her experiences helping register voters at the Five Points MARTA Station.

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Release: Top 10 Ways to Rebuild the Middle Class

Media Release: Top 10 Ways to Rebuild the Middle Class

Media Release: Top 10 Ways to Rebuild the Middle Class

A day after the Census Bureau reported that family income is the lowest in 16 years, a new report provides a roadmap to increase wages and benefits for strapped working and middle-class families.

Posted by on Aug 26, 2012 in Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Release: Working Women Unite to Get Economy Working Again

Media Release: Working Women Unite to Get Economy Working Again

Media Release: Working Women Unite to Get Economy Working Again

On August 26, 2012, in celebration of Women’s Equality Day, 9to5 members and activists in 18 cities across the country will register voters and encourage them to call on their candidates to support earned sick days.

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012 in National Action Network | Comments Off on Media Coverage: Speak Out for Equal Pay

Media Coverage: Speak Out for Equal Pay

Media Coverage: Speak Out for Equal Pay

Pay equity stimulates the economy and reduces poverty.

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Release: Pay Gap to be Protested Across the Country

Media Release: Pay Gap to be Protested Across the Country

Media Release: Pay Gap to be Protested Across the Country

9to5 is organizing people across the country to protest the pay gap that is shortchanging women an average of $10,000 annually; the equivalent of 88 weeks of groceries or 13 months of rent.

Posted by on Apr 1, 2012 in Wisconsin | Comments Off on Media Coverage:Short-Lived Pay Equity Law Appears Headed for Repeal

Media Coverage:Short-Lived Pay Equity Law Appears Headed for Repeal

Media Coverage:Short-Lived Pay Equity Law Appears Headed for Repeal

With women nationally still earning 78 cents on the dollar compared to men, supporters of the state’s 2-year-old pay equity law say now is not the time to quit working for pay equality.

Posted by on Mar 29, 2012 in Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Release: The Ryan Federal Budget is a Slash and Burn Attack on Working Families

Media Release: The Ryan Federal Budget is a Slash and Burn Attack on Working Families

Media Release: The Ryan Federal Budget is a Slash and Burn Attack on Working Families

With millions of families struggling with unemployment, reduced incomes, foreclosures and bankruptcies, the Ryan budget will have a crippling affect on their ability to rebound from the economic crisis.