Standing with 9to5 on March 25th in the lobby of City Hall as City of Atlanta Human Resource Commissioner Yvonne Yancy accepted an award from 9to5 in honor of the city being the first employer in Georgia to “Ban the Box” was an honor.
Celebrate women’s history and help shape our collective movement toward economic security, work and family balance, and even liberation.
Equal pay is important to me because I want to be able to take care of myself. I recently acquired a large debt when I suddenly became ill and had to be hospitalized. If the wage gap closed, I could pay off my medical bill. To me, pay equity is a way of helping women and their families become less vulnerable to poverty and bankruptcy due to costly, unexpected events.
9to5 members across the country will be uniting on April 9, 2013, to speak out about the need for equal pay for all. We will be doing outreach by getting friends, family, co-workers, and members of our communities to finish the sentence “Equal pay =…” Through sharing these photos and quotes we will be able to reach thousands of people with the message that equal pay is important.
In recognition of Equal Pay Day on April 9, 2013, Linda Meric talks about the pay gap and a host of other issues affecting low-wage working women with Jamila Bey on the Sex, Politics, Religion Hour.
Take action today: Legislators need to hear from you on why stopping unfair and unnecessary foreclosures is important to Coloradans! Urge your Representative to protect Colorado homeowners by adding more integrity to the foreclosure process.
Come and celebrate women’s history and meet new friends.
Join us for two Equal Pay Day events on April 9 in Eau Claire.
Come out in support of equity and justice for working women.
Celebrate the progress we’ve made and find out how you can help support 9to5’s efforts to close the pay gap. Join us for TWO opportunities to support Equal Pay Day – a daytime rally and an evening social!