Did you know that today’s minimum wage would have to be $10.67 per hour in order to catch up with 1968? We must to catch up to 1968 this summer! And we can’t wait for incremental advances. Let’s raise the minimum wage to $10.50/hour.
It was awesome to hear about how these strong women have dealt with adversity and challenges even when things were stacked against them. I feel like I have the ability now to make a difference.
Read about the big wins for working families and 9to5’s upcoming events in the summer edition of the Newsline. Be the first to know.
9to5 Atlanta member Nicole Corley’s letter to the editor on the Family Care Act, printed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
9to5 member Julie Nguyen traveled to Washington D.C. to advocate for immigration reform that prioritizes women and families.
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.” Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Today’s Supreme Court’s decision on Fisher v. University of Texas is good news for building a more diverse and inclusive America. Diversity benefits everyone and helps prepare tomorrow’s leaders for a global marketplace.
Join 9to5 and We Belong Together in lifting women’s voices to ensure that women don’t get left out of the immigration reform conversation.
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As the full Senate begins debate on historic immigration reform, 9to5 members including Julie Nguyen, a 31- year-old grad student studying social work at Georgia State University, are mobilizing with hundreds of women immigrants and community leaders from across the country for “Women Stand Together” on Capitol Hill today! Read why passage of common-sense immigration reform is central to women’s equality.