Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) women are among those most at risk of economic insecurity, according to a new report released on Thursday, Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America.
After years of grassroots campaigning and activism, Georgia became the first southern state to adopt Ban the Box fair hiring policies when Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Feb. 23
On Feb. 17th, 2015 Macon-Bibb passed a resolution 6-3 for the city/county government to draft and pass a ban the box ordinance.
Last week, members of OUR Walmart won a huge victory – a raise for half a million Walmart workers nationwide whose families desperately need better pay and regular hours.
Watch 9to5 Wisconsin Chapter Director Martha De La Rosa speak about the Right to Work legislation.
Please join us for our 4th annual Women’s History Brunch. This year’s theme is “We Can Do It!” We will have a catered brunch and we will be hearing from a panel of women who have been able to achieve success against all odds, especially in male dominated fields.
The 9to5 Impact Report is a quarterly briefing that highlights our members’ stories and the impact of our work.
February 15th marks the kickoff of 9to5’s nationwide Membership Drive! For the next two months, 9to5 members across the country will be telling family, friends, and coworkers why they care about working women’s issues – and inviting them to join our movement by becoming a member of 9to5.
Senator Patty Murray (WA) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (CT) re-introduced the Healthy Families Act (HFA) on the heels of another city victory in Philadelphia (February 12) – legislation called for by President Obama in his State of the Union address that will establish a much-needed national paid sick days standard.
Read about the experience of a 9to5 member who recently joined the 2015 Women’s Policy Summit on Advancing Women’s Health, Wealth and Power, and what she learned about the issues facing women in California.