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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.

Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in Media Releases | Comments Off on Media Release: Restaurant Industry Supersizes Worker Injustice

Media Release: Restaurant Industry Supersizes Worker Injustice

Media Release: Restaurant Industry Supersizes Worker Injustice

Report finds female servers earning poverty-level wages and enduring discriminatory employer practices.