Being there when your family needs you is not negotiable. Make sure your legislators know it!
Join us during membership drive, a national campaign uniting 9to5 members from coast to coast as we build our power to win the policies and workplace changes we need!
As a member of 9to5, I believe the next steps for Rhode Island should be to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers (currently only $2.89 per hour) and index the state minimum wage to inflation. Both of these provisions were on the table, but were stripped from the legislation passed in 2013.
One of the greatest tools we have is other women. It was eye-opening to see how much talent our sisters have and how much we can learn from one another.
Know who you are and what’s in your best interests, then vote for the candidates who will work for you. Together, women are a force that can’t be ignored. We can reverse the tides of discrimination and hate.
On November 4, Massachusetts voters get to choose whether their state will become the third state in the country with earned sick days for all workers. Spread the word: Yes on Question 4!
As a 9to5 member and a single woman struggling to support myself, I know what I look for in a candidate. Living wages and family-friendly workplace policies are political issues that affect the lives of real people. I vote for candidates who support policies that help working women like me.
9to5 Action Network member Judy Belanger shares how she uses Letters to the Editor as a powerful tool for public education and raising the level of discussion around working women’s issues.
Tucson, AZ Action Network member Lini Burton shares surprises and lessons from outreach at the public library for 9to5’s National Day of Action
Growing up in California, where we have access to Paid Family Leave, I didn’t realize that many people could not take paid time off work for a loved one’s serious injury or illness. I now see how blessed my family was to have paid family leave and not worry about losing their jobs or their paycheck.