April 10, 2018Today is Equal Pay Day, which marks how far women in the United States have to work into 2018 to catch up to what men, on average, were paid in 2017 alone. This frustrating annual ritual is a reminder that our country still has a long way to go in closing the wage gap, reaching economic equality...
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April 4, 2018We have to be the agents of the kind of change that strengthens our nation by including all our people in the opportunities for progress. Dr. King knew that, striving to bring together sanitation workers, laborers, farm workers, the labor movement, young people, and people of faith and conscience to call upon government to tear down the legal and economic barriers to full participation.
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March 29, 2018Congressional leaders are mulling what to do for the rest of the year. We have a list of ideas for them, but we want to hear from you.
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March 28, 2018Women’s wages fuel our businesses, economy, and most importantly -- working families. That’s why we teamed up with Main Street Alliance to mark equal pay day with a fun and high-impact gimmick. Over thirty coffee shops and other small businesses will be using our custom coffee sleeves and napkins on April 10th -- Equal Pay Day, the day when ALL women’s wages catch up with what men made in the twelve months of 2017 alone.
Fact of the Week: Only 1 in 4 unemployed workers receives unemployment insurance, a near historic low
March 15, 2018Only 27 percent of unemployed workers received unemployment insurance in 2016 – a near historic low – according to a recent report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP). The report also found that the percentage of jobless workers receiving unemployment insurance (UI) has declined by 25...
March 7, 2018WE DID IT! After years of hard work and advocacy, the Equal Pay Opportunity Act has passed the Washington State Legislature. In a strong, bipartisan vote the State House and Senate sent a strong equal pay bill to Governor Inslee's desk and he is expected to sign it quickly into law. Sign our thank...
March 4, 2018Happy Sunday! We hope you've had a good week — and have weathered all the storms that may have come your way okay! This week's #5Actions roundup keeps the drumbeat going around gun safety, immigration, and SNAP (food stamps). Gun safety is top of our actions list this week because we all know...
February 13, 2018"We are strong, and no one can tell us we are wrong...about the wage gap." Ok, I know that's not how the classic Pat Benatar song goes, but what better way to inspire action than with a power ballad? Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and I need your help to send a special message to lawmakers in Olympia...
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Rise Up! Remarks by Dr. Kimberle Crenshaw, Alicia Garza, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner for #PowerToThePolls
January 30, 2018"We were divided and conquered because the intersectional history that held our movements together had been ignored and forgotten."
January 29, 2018On the Heels of the #Me Too Movement and Women’s March Anniversary, Women Offer Alternative Vision to Trump Agenda