Check out the amazing story in “Our Weekly” about 9to5 California’s Lead Organizer Cathy Deppe. The story highlights her involvement in the early days of the Civil Rights Movement and how it helped prepare her to fight for women’s rights and more.
The lack of paid sick days is an important public health issue that needs to be addressed by policymakers.
2013 is already shaping up to be one of the worst flu seasons in years. Without paid sick days, too many low-wage workers will be forced to come to work sick, spreading the flu to clients, customers, and co-workers.
While stagnant wages and sluggish job growth continue to cloud the post-recession recovery, a bright spot exists in Colorado: 66,000 of the state’s lowest-paid workers got a raise.
9to5’s National Executive Director weighs in on the fiscal cliff national issue. Check out her op-ed published in The Huffington Post.
Maria Bolaños, a Salvadoran woman in Hyattsville, Maryland, called the police out of fear that her partner was going to hurt her. But instead of being protected by the police, she got turned over to immigration.
To this day, Carolyn Pinkston says Aug. 16, 2009, was the worse day of her life. Read read how The Family Care Act would have made a difference in Ms. Pinkston’s life.
Check out 9to5 Executive Director Linda Meric’s op-ed published in The Huffington Post on expanding opportunity so everyone has a fair chance at the American Dream.
Check our this front page story published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on an amazing 9to5 member and the organization that helped her find her voice.
In Milwaukee recently, low-wage workers, union members and community activists joined a National Day of Action to raise the minimum wage.