9to5 Georgia on the Radio

May 22, 2024

On Monday, May 20th, 2024, 9to5 Georgia was invited for an interview with WRFG 89.3 Atlanta hosted by Dianne Mathiowetz and Paul McLennan on their Labor Forum show! Our 9to5 Staff Michelle and one of our former CJFP Fellows Rhonda shared about the history of 9to5 Georgia, our campaign wins, and the current work we…

By Tiffany Garnace

How Asian Mothers Inspired My Labor Rights Journey

May 21, 2024

When I was a teenager, I came home from school to find my mom distraught and sobbing after losing her job of 27 years as a bank teller.  In the days leading up to her firing, she had been attempting to prevent a customer from doing an illegal transaction. During the interaction, the customer belittled…

By Tiffany Garnace

9to5 Wisconsin Helps Bring Asian American History to K-12 Schools

May 10, 2024

On April 4, 2024 Governor Evers signed Assembly Bill 232, now 2023 Wisconsin Act 266, requiring schools to include education on the contributions and history of Hmong Americans and Asian Americans in Wisconsin.  9to5 Wisconsin is a member of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Coalition of Wisconsin that fought to include the history of…

By Amanda Shaw

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 25, 2024

April 25, 2024

Tiffany Garnace, 9to5 GA Communications Coordinator Email: tiffany@9to5.org Nicole Henderson, Communications Director Email:  nicole@progressga.org  9to5 Georgia and the GA Coalition for Paid Leave Hosted a Press Conference on the Signing of HB 1010 by Kemp Work remains to reach the larger goal of every worker in Georgia  having access to paid medical, family and parental…

By Tiffany Garnace

Newsline March 2024

April 11, 2024

Reflections & Highlights from the Month! Hello friends! It feels a bit ironic that the first equal payday of the year also coincides with Women’s History Month. 9to5 has been fighting for over 50 years to close the gender wage gap, but it still persists, showing up across all jobs, geography, and education levels. While…

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Newsline February 2024

March 7, 2024

Hi Friend,  We are in the thick of legislative session at the state and federal level and our teams are working tirelessly to advocate for policies that put people first.  In Colorado we continue to fight for stronger renters rights, climate justice, and to ensure water quality for residents while at the same time our…

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9to5 Advocating for Bills in Support of the Working Woman’s Agenda

March 7, 2024

9to5 Georgia brought 75 advocates from 24 towns and cities across GA to the state capitol. Attendees united for a single purpose: to advocate for the Working Woman’s Agenda.

By Tiffany Garnace

Ending Workplace Harassment is Economic Justice

March 7, 2024

Since our founding, 9to5 has been organizing women against workplace sexual harassment, gendered perceptions of work responsibilities, and unequal career opportunities. After more than fifty years, many things have changed for women in the workplace but we continue to face ongoing and persistent sexual harassment that has a lifelong ripple effect on our ability to…

By Mica Whitfield

The Economic Harms of Restricting Reproductive Freedom 

March 1, 2024

Recently, we joined 60 other organizations to send a letter to Congress on how reproductive justice is an economic justice issue. Check out the full letter below. Dear Senator,  We, the undersigned 61 organizations dedicated to economic justice and gender justice write in support of access to abortion and recognize that the freedom to control…

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Letter to the Editor – The Importance of Paid Leave

February 23, 2024

Wisconsin resident Leah Hibl is a medical professional who has seen both sides of the paid leave crisis. A part of our Wisconsin Care Coalition’s Storytellers Cohort, Leah shared her perspective in a letter to the editor of the Sheboygan Press. To read her letter click HERE.

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