June Newsline: Reflections & Highlights from the month!

June 29, 2023

  It’s been a year since the Supreme Court turned over Roe vs. Wade causing a disaster for women of color, low-income women, and women with disabilities. As of this week, more than half of states have enacted abortion bans or will enact them soon, affecting 15 million women of color.  But in that year…

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Summer Legislation Check-in!

June 23, 2023

The past few months have flown by as our teams in Georgia, Colorado, and Wisconsin have been hard at work fighting for paid leave, making sure workers can care for their families, stopping workplace harassment, equal pay, and more.  Here’s a more in-depth look at what our teams have been working on:  GEORGIA Our Georgia…

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Child Care Organizer: Georgia

June 13, 2023

Child Care Organizer II Position based in Savannah, Georgia 9to5 Georgia seeks an experienced Organizer based in Savannah. This organizer will focus on recruiting and engaging members and leaders for local and statewide child care campaigns. The organizer will be responsible for organizing child care providers and parents around key issues related to child care…

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The Georgia Family Care Act Is Now Permanent

May 11, 2023

Last week, SB61 was signed into law by Governor Kemp, making the Georgia Family Care Act permanent law starting on July 1, 2023.  The Family Care Act (FCA) allows workers who already earn paid sick days to use up to 5 of those days per year to care for another family member. The FCA was…

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Celebrating Family Care Days for Georgians

March 31, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 24, 2023Contact: Mackenzie Kwok (415-336-0725 or mackenzie@caminopr.com) 9to5 Georgia and the Georgia Coalition for Paid Leave Applaud Passage of SB61 Paid leave benefits all working families in Georgia  ATLANTA — This March, SB61 passed in the Georgia State House with strong bipartisan support and awaits Gov. Brian Kemp’s signature, upon which…

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March Newsline: Reflections & Highlights from the month!

March 28, 2023

Hi Friend, Last week I was incredibly excited to begin the celebration of 9to5’s 50th Anniversary! For 50 years you– our members, friends, and partners– have taken bold action to challenge the sexist, racist, and classist norms to work toward a future where we can thrive without worrying about economic hardships and we’re so excited…

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Celebrating 50 years of 9to5!

March 21, 2023

This year 9to5 is turning 50! This year we will honor the resilience and bold action we have taken over the last 50 years, celebrate the strength and persistence of our team, members, partners and friends, and dream together about the big changes we will make in the next 50 years.  We’re kicking off our…

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Child Care Is Essential

March 14, 2023

Finding and affording high-quality child care is challenging for most hard-working Georgia families. Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) is a critical state program that’s helping alleviate financial barriers to child care. CAPS supports early education goals and families participating in the workforce by assisting low-income families with early childcare education costs. While CAPS improves access…

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February Newsline: Reflections & Highlights from the month!

February 28, 2023

Hi Friend, Is something in the air? This month we’ve seen some wild news stories come across our feeds. From suggesting skipping breakfast because of the cost of food, to the recent spike in child labor violations and rolling back the rules for kids to work, it’s clear working people and their families are being…

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January Newsline: Reflections & Highlights from the month!

February 7, 2023

Hi Friend, This month the Women’s Bureau released a report on the cost of child care across the country and they reported what we already knew – child care is expensive and the cost keeps women out of the workforce. We don’t need a report to tell us that this need impacts people of color,…

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