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.
A car can make a difference between a job interview, getting a job, retaining a job, keeping your doctor’s appointment, getting your kids to daycare or school on time, and getting food on the table. But California’s auto resource rules are more restrictive than 44 other states.
I remember my senior year in high school taking a Government course and thinking then how was this class was going to help me in life! Little did I know that the Lord would have me right in the middle of our political process.
9to5 Wisconsin has been busy over the past year and has another busy year ahead! Join us at our 2013 Annual Planning Meeting to see where we’ve been, where we’re going, and celebrate our members, board members, activists and interns. We will be cooking-out so bring the family!
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. We’ve made progress, but we still have work to do. Check out 9to5’s blog published in The Huffington Post.
While some naysayers including politicians and television personalities want to blame working mothers for the state of our nation, it’s really the state of our nation that’s to blame for these issues facing working mothers. Check out Linda Meric’s blog in the Huffington Post.
Walmart has been using its influence for decades to push down wages and benefits across industries. But Walmart can do better. Sign the petition to show that you support these brave men and women who are standing up for respect, rights and fair wages.
9to5 members from across the South will come together for three days of building leadership and skills.
Check out Wisconsin 9to5 member Courtney Herrick’s letter to the editor in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about what the wage gap means to a recent college grad!
Check out this story on the minimum wage that features 9to5 Atlanta member Rev. Harriet Bradley. The story confirms that raising the minimum wage does not hurt businesses. And in fact, it boosts the economy because it allows folks to pay for basic necessities.