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August 25, 2011
This past year, I had the wonderful opportunity to intern with 9to5 Atlanta as a Chapter and Helpline Organizer. I helped chapter staff reach out to members and organize events, and I also answered 9to5’s Job Survival Helpline. Hundreds of women called to ask about their rights in the workplace, and in answering their questions, I realized how precarious the situation of many working families is. We heard from women who were penalized or even fired for staying at him when their child was sick. They wanted to know what they could do about such an unfair situation. Most of the time I had to...