Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. That monumental event and the organizing that followed helped reshape our country and the economy. But we aren’t done yet. Call your Senators and Congressional Representative and tell them that, on this 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, we expect them to take action on the Voting Rights Act to protect the voting rights of all Americans.
Contact your member of Congress now to ensure that pregnant women can work safely during their pregnancies while continuing to support their families.
Read the heart-wrenching story of Patricia who lost her job because she didn’t have paid sick days. Then contact your Representative and Senators to ask them to support the Healthy Families Act. No one should lose their wages – or worse their job – to recover from a common illness or seek routine medical care.
Contact your U.S. Senators and Representative today and tell them to support working families by stopping tax breaks for the wealthy and protecting programs to help those most in need. We all need to pay our fair share. We cannot allow the burden to fall on the most vulnerable of our society or working families.
9to5 is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act, one of the most significant advances for working families in our nation’s history. Unfortunately, many people are still forced to go to work when they need to be at home caring for themselves or their families.
Can you believe that in 2013 a woman still earns on average 77 cents for every $1 a man earns? The time to act is now. Please contact your U.S. Senator and Representatives today and ask them to co-sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act!
January 4, 2013 – Tell Congress to prioritize the needs of children and families. Strong families make a strong national economy.
Protect low-income and vulnerable people! Take action now to tell your Senators that working people need support, not cuts to help our economy grow.
Just two minutes of your time can make a difference. Take action now to support the Fair Minimum Wage Act.