Send a message to our State Legislature! I support my legislature in passing Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Insurance. No one should have to choose between the family they love, and missing a paycheck. It’s time to focus on policies that boost families and the community. Sign the petition!
Milwaukee needs living wages. We can help working families by guaranteeing that whenever corporations benefit from public resources, they create living wage jobs. As it stands now, companies make big profits taking public money, paying poverty wages, and pocketing the difference. Sign the petition today!
Read 9to5 National Executive Director Linda Meric’s op-ed on the need for family and medical leave insurance; a simple common-sense solution that’s good for working families, local businesses and the economy.
If we want people to be responsible for the health and well-being of their families, in this failing economy, everyone’s focus should be on supporting that — not taking away commonsense laws that should never be in question. Workers need Wisconsin’s Family and Medical Leave Act.
9to5 marched, rallied and chanted in solidarity with fast-food workers, who walked off their jobs on Thursday, August 29, 2013, as part of the largest-ever strike to hit the $200 billion industry. Check-out some photos, video and media coverage from the #829strike!
Dana Schultz, Wisconsin State Director on WPR’s The Joy Cardin Show, makes the case for expanding WI FMLA on Women’s Equality Day.
9to5 activists get verbal assurance from big business lobbyists that “We are not going to work to repeal WI Family Medical Leave” from Jim Pugh, the director of public relations and issue management.
9to5 activists, community members, and local legislators speak out on the crucial need for WI FMLA on Women’s Equality Day in Milwaukee.
On Women’s Equality Day, 9to5 activists rally with community members and State Representative Penny Bernard-Schaber to highlight building on 25 years of success around WI FMLA.
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights March on Washington this week, MomsRising.org has published a blog carnival that includes a blog post by our Linda Meric on the need to keep on marching. Check it out here.