The campaign season is underway, and there are a lot of important issues on the table that impact working women. Moved? Changed your name? Never voted before? Make sure you are registered so you can make your voice heard in November!
Each summer, WE invites a group of committed interns to join our Summer Leadership Program (SLP), which gives them experience in social justice organizing, leadership training, and front-line research, as well as a first-hand awareness of the problems facing low-paid workers. This summer, each of our Summer Leaders took a turn blogging about their experiences, and they created a video about their summer at WE!
(Chicago) - Today, years of policy and advocacy work came to fruition as the City Council voted to pass an earned sick time ordinance that covers all Chicago workers. For the first time, all employees who work in the city have the right to earn paid sick time, regardless of the size of their employer, or whether they are full-time or part-time employees.