On Mother’s Day, I cannot help but think of my mother and her role in leading me to my life’s work. I advocate for family medical leave insurance, because it would have allowed me to care for my mother and also pay my bills.
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, …
Equal Pay Day came and went this week but pay equity is a stubborn problem that demands our attention beyond a symbolic day on the calendar.
We must continue the dialogue.
9to5’s Georgia Fair Hiring Coalition invites all to join us as we develop a statewide Ban the Box community implementation plan.
As I began to draft a blog post on Equal Pay Day the new Rhianna song “ Bitch Better Have My Money” began playing on my Pandora station. Equal Pay Day is the date that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. I immediately found myself nodding to the Kanye West-produced track and loving the sound of Rhianna’s Bajan accent screaming over the huge beat. By the time the chorus came through my speakers I was beginning to feel guilty for enjoying the song so much.
Lily from Colorado shares her story of unequal pay for equal work — and all the ways she’s tried to advocate for herself.
Join workers, students, community members, and clergy from across the South for one of the largest labor actions in history, as we converge on Atlanta. All over the country the …
With a 40+ year history of winning justice for working women (and all families) it was obvious where I wanted to put my time in. As it states in their brochure, “if you are feisty, feel empowered (or want to be), fed up, or all three” then you should join up.
Deb from Colorado describes how employment discrimination against trans women contributes to the wage gap.