I remember my senior year in high school taking a Government course and thinking then how was this class was going to help me in life! Little did I know that the Lord would have me right in the middle of our political process.
9to5 members from across the South will come together for three days of building leadership and skills.
We celebrate Winn’s wisdom and loving energy with an intimate sit-down interview where we discuss family, tips for mothers, and how our society can support mothers and families beyond the holiday.
This week I will be one of several 9to5 members from across the country who will be attending Caring Across Generations Congressional briefing to discuss with Senators possible solutions to problems that domestic caregivers face every day. Check out this video to learn how you can help.
Restaurant workers live on some of the lowest wages in America. Poor working conditions–including discrimination and unsanitary kitchens–affect the meals that arrive at our restaurant tables. How do these conditions affect you and your community?
I found the mighty crowd gathered on Martin Luther King Dr. and was immediately struck by its excited energy. We chanted, we sang, and we marched down MLK, an impressive gathering of diverse voices and bodies, walking together to claim justice.
The battle for unemployment benefits for contract school workers spilled into Atlanta streets Saturday, as about 250 people called for full disbursement of denied money from the Georgia state government and no similar withholding in the future.
The city of Atlanta is first employer in Georgia to “ban the box” on employment applications – doing away with the question about past criminal offenses.The next step, said Marilynn Winn, organizer for 9to5 Atlanta, is to push for similar policies at the state level, in individual counties across Georgia, and eventually, from private employers.
Join 9to5 and Jobs with Justice as we celebrate Georgia school workers’ recent victory and build our strength so their unemployment benefits will not be threatened again.
For Equal Pay Day, 9to5 asked Atlanta women: What does equal pay mean to you?