Sunday may be Father’s Day but June 12 is Mothers’ Equal Pay Day, recognizing how far into 2014 moms must work to earn the same wages that fathers made in 2013 alone. On average, full-time working moms make only 69 cents to every dollarearned by full-time working dads.
Read Kiki’s speech to the Pennsylvania House Labor and Industry Committee urging them to pass a bill that would prohibit the kind of hiring discrimination that Kiki endured as a single mom.
The momentum’s building for paid family and medical leave for New York State. Right now it is crucial for the NY Senate to hear a groundswell of support for this important legislation. Add your voice to the momentum!
It’s time for jobs that boost women, families and communities. Women are now the primary or co-breadwinners in two-thirds of American households and more women are working today than ever before. So, when women do well, our economy does well. Click here some of the stories of our members barely surviving on minimum wage.
Join us for two days of amazing workshops and speakers from across the state. Learn about civic engagement and voting rights and develop your leadership skills!
As we reach the one year anniversary of the passage of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744) in the U.S. Senate without seeing any movement forward with similar legislation in the House, 9to5 stands with labor and immigration organizations urging Congress to act and remember that the time for common-sense immigration reform, more than ever, is now.
Working families have had enough. Pregnant workers are being forced to choose between the health of their pregnancies and the necessity of earning a living. Women who want and need to continue working throughout their pregnancies have been fired, forced to quit or take unpaid leave.
Members and allies have shared their stories at four different RTD Board Meetings. We’ve met with RTD Staff and Board members encouraging them to make community input a focal point of the fare evaluation.
Short Term Canvasser Description: 9to5 Wisconsin is currently hiring part-time field canvassers for the Fox Valley region. These will be temporary positions through September 30th, 2014. 9to5 has expanded significantly over the …
The Colorado legislative session is over for 2014. Check out our summary of the exciting campaigns we took on this year!