Community members from Denver, Aurora, Westminster, and Commerce City will be coming together to participate in the National Renter’s Week of Action alongside other affiliates of the Right to the City Homes For All campaign. These impacted community and non-profit organizations behind the following local actions are all part of a statewide coalition called Colorado Homes For All, which was formed as a response to the national and local housing crisis.
The Colorado 2017 Family And Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Act has passed out of the House! After two previous attempts, this is the first time the widely supported proposal for paid leave has passed out of one of the state legislative chambers.
Friday, April 7, 2017 Contact: Katie Reinisch, 303-653-1009, firstname.lastname@example.org Neha Mahajan, 303-628-0925, email@example.com Tuesday at Noon: Working Families Rally, Testify for FAMLI DENVER – Midday Tuesday, the CO FAMLI …
9to5 Colorado welcomes the introduction of the Family And Medical Leave Insurance Act (FAMLI) which will enable employees to stay afloat financially while caring for their health and their families and also protect businesses’ ability to retain reliable, productive workers.
It’s clear that anti-poverty programs are sound investments in Georgia, and particularly for Georgia’s families with children. We must do all we can to lift up opportunity in our state.
“Banning the box will remove a huge barrier to employment and provide job seekers with opportunities to find family supporting jobs which will grow our local economy, strengthen our communities and reduce poverty,” says 9to5 Wisconsin member Rhonda Willette.
As prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced that six Baltimore police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray, protesters cheered. Their demands have been heard, and their direct action has made a difference.
But Mosby’s announcement is just the beginning. That’s why marches and demonstrations, in Baltimore and across the country, will continue.
For Immediate Release April 30, 2015 Erin Bennett Colorado Director, 9to5 303-601-9510, firstname.lastname@example.org DENVER – The FAMLI Act (Family and Medical Leave Insurance) died today in the Colorado House of Representatives, …
Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) reintroduced the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation which would help close the wage gap between women and men working the same jobs. Now is Congress’ chance to do the right thing by passing the bill.
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.