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Huff Post: The Healthy Families Act: For Healthy Families, Healthy Businesses and a Healthy Economy

Senator Patty Murray (WA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT) re-introduced the Healthy Families Act (HFA) on the heels of another city victory in Philadelphia (February 12) – legislation called for by President Obama in his State of the Union address that will establish a much-needed national paid sick days standard.

MLK Jr. Day of Action a Huge Success

January 19 was MLK Day, the day our country comes together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 9to5 members carry on his struggle for racial and economic justice by fighting to guarantee wages and workplace conditions that provide dignity and security to all workers.

Huff Post: Activists Applaud Executive Action on Immigration, But It’s Not Enough

Marcela Cervantes, who was three years old when she came to Colorado, says about her family, “We came to Colorado from Leon, Guanajuato in Mexico. My grandmother brought us to the United States for a better life, so my mom could find better work and provide for us since she was a single mother with two kids and another on the way.”

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