What a lot of attention the book Lean In by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has generated. Whether or not you agree with Sandberg’s focus, there’s no doubt that she’s part of an ongoing national debate on the struggles of working women which highlights the challenges facing women in low-wage jobs, even if that wasn’t her intent.
In his State of the Union Address, President Obama said, “We know our economy is stronger when wives, mothers and daughters can live their lives free from discrimination in the …
Blind to the real hardships faced by millions of Americans and ignoring what the majority of voters in this country want, the U.S House of Representatives is set on harming our nation’s shared economic prosperity in exchange for giving tax breaks to those who need them the least.
We celebrate Ella Mae Wade Brayboy, an organizer whose work exemplifies the mission and philosophy of 9to5 Atlanta. Because of 9to5’s commitment to registering and mobilizing women, young adults, low income people and communities of color we want to recognize the work of this remarkable woman.
Have you been affected by school truancy policies? Read Veronica’s story and take the survey now.
Read statement from Linda Meric, 9to5 national executive director. In a bitter loss for millions of state workers and their families, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled against petitioner Daniel Coleman in Coleman v. Maryland Court of Appeals.