Earlier this week I attended “Lead on Leave: Empowering Working Families Across America” at the Atlanta City Hall. The event was a moderated conversation with Mayor Kasim Reed and Senior Advisor to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett about the benefits and necessity of paid leave and equal pay.
On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015, four women from 9to5 Georgia met with Republican US Senator Isakson’s aide, Ryan Pelfrey. We had heard that Senator Isakson had cosponsored Senator Murray’s paid sick days amendment to the budget bill, and we wanted to meet with him to ask him to take one step further and cosponsor the Healthy Families Act.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Advocates for a Wisconsin law that extends benefits to certain people above and beyond what is offered under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act say …
Ban the Box initiatives are one step toward breaking the cycle of incarceration.
This is your moment to tell DC City Council “It’s time to care!”
Being there when your family needs you is not negotiable. Make sure your legislators know it!
After years of organizing from 9to5 and other workers groups, the Los Angeles City Council has raised the minimum wage and passed enforcements to protect workers from wage theft. We’re celebrating this major victory and rolling up our sleeves for what’s next!
Your work is too important to leave vulnerable. Your organization can and should armor up to prepare for the storms of opposition attacks.
9to5 is proud to partner with The Working America Health Care program offers a simple way for 9to5 members without access to health coverage through your employer or union to learn about health care options, costs and to connect to licensed professionals that can help you and your family sign up for insurance.
“Deciding to love, care for, and support your family shouldn’t mean choosing a life of poverty.”