Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) women are among those most at risk of economic insecurity, according to a new report released on Thursday, Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America.
After years of grassroots campaigning and activism, Georgia became the first southern state to adopt Ban the Box fair hiring policies when Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Feb. 23
Last week, members of OUR Walmart won a huge victory – a raise for half a million Walmart workers nationwide whose families desperately need better pay and regular hours.
The 9to5 Impact Report is a quarterly briefing that highlights our members’ stories and the impact of our work.
February 15th marks the kickoff of 9to5’s nationwide Membership Drive! For the next two months, 9to5 members across the country will be telling family, friends, and coworkers why they care about working women’s issues – and inviting them to join our movement by becoming a member of 9to5.
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.
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.
9to5 member Reverend Harriet Bradley was featured in an article by the Atlantic. Rev Bradley discusses her experiences with the public transit system and the need for expansion.
In an historic announcement, made through the unique channel of LinkedIn, via his senior advisor on working families Valerie Jarret, Obama said access to these kinds of policies is a “worker’s right, not a privilege.
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.”