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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 his State of the Union Address, President Obama said, “We know our economy is stronger when wives, mothers and daughters can live their lives free from discrimination in the…
Hardworking men and women are entitled to fair wages and are entitled to not live in poverty; are entitled to support and feed their families because of their hard work; are entitled to the opportunity to earn sick leave to keep their jobs (which 40 million employed Americans are denied).
Contact your U.S. Senators and Representative today and tell them to support working families by stopping tax breaks for the wealthy and protecting programs to help those most in need. We all need to pay our fair share. We cannot allow the burden to fall on the most vulnerable of our society or working families.
9to5 is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act, one of the most significant advances for working families in our nation’s history. Unfortunately, many people are still forced to go to work when they need to be at home caring for themselves or their families.
Can you believe that in 2013 a woman still earns on average 77 cents for every $1 a man earns? The time to act is now. Please contact your U.S. Senator and Representatives today and ask them to co-sponsor the Paycheck Fairness Act!
Join us on January 21, 2013, for 9to5’s MLK Day of Action to continue the fight for justice!
Join 9to5 for our National Day of Action to support paid sick days. It’s time to strengthen our families and rebuild America.
9to5 Action Network activist stops foot traffic at her local library in Houston to talk about 9to5 and paid sick days. Empowered, energized and psyched, she is ready to do it again!