DENVER — The Colorado House of Representatives approved by a voice vote a bill that provides more rights for working parents. “You’re trying to juggle three other lives plus your …
As we face a new national political landscape, 9to5 remains committed to bringing our communities together to organize for the real changes we need to achieve justice and equality for working women – and for our broader communities. 9to5 is a place of progress and hope, where people can get involved in building a better world together. We are strong and principled; we will continue to lift up women’s voices and engage women to take action. Read our full statement of principles and action.
This week, 9to5 and others who believe in common-sense solutions to personal medical and family care needs are celebrating the 24th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). FMLA ensures that eligible employees may use up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year to care for the birth or adoption of a new child or for their own or a family member’s serious illness, while retaining access to their health care. FMLA was a great starting point, and it’s been used more than 200 million times to benefit U. S. families.
The Aspen Times By Jack Queen Mobile home parks can be integral components of a community’s affordable housing mix, but they also carry an element of instability: Residents typically own …
Just a week into his term of office, President Trump signed an executive order ending our country’s Syrian refugee program, suspending visas from seven majority-Muslim countries, and temporarily halting refugee resettlement.
9to5 Action Network members showed up with friends and family in 8 states across the country to tell our nation that women’s equality is economic equality!
Committed activists and 9to5 California members were present among the empowered crowds that marched in cities across the state.
Join 9to5 in Sunnydale to rally against wage theft and sexual harassment! Former Arby’s employee Miriam was forced to work off-the-clock, overtime hours without pay, and long days with any breaks …
We have news we would like to share with you. Linda Meric will be moving out of her role as 9to5’s Executive Director this summer as she transitions into the next chapter of her life. Over the past dozen years, Linda has led 9to5 with vision, dedication and commitment to our members and mission. She has had a tremendous impact on 9to5 as well as on the broader social justice movement.
DENVER – Colorado legislators and representatives of several interest groups want to capitalize on the momentum from women’s marches across the nation as they launch Women and Families’ Wednesdays at the state Capitol.
The group will gather every Wednesday on Capitol Hill during the legislative session to allow participants to campaign for issues that directly affect women and families.