WE-Zine (E-Newsletter)

WE-Zine, WE's monthly e-newsletter, provides regular policy updates, news about our work, and information about our issues. Subscribe today, and stay informed!



  • Jul

    Students on a Mission: Meet our Summer Leaders

    Learn about the seven promising young women who are spending their summer at WE, read about how Illinois' stopgap budget is not a real solution, see why the Secretary of Labor recently met with Women Employed, get registered to vote, and more!
  • Jun

    Breaking: Sick Time Win for Chicago

    Learn how Chicago became the latest city to pass an earned sick time ordinance, giving 460,000 additional workers the right to earn paid sick time. Then read about how Illinois STILL does not have a budget, see students taking action in Springfield, hear from Alderman Ameya Pawar, and more!
  • May

    "This is an Extraordinary Time."

    Help us pass an earned sick time ordinance in Chicago! Plus, learn what Supreme Court expert Marcia Coyle had to say at The Working Lunch, read about Illinois' Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, have a drink to benefit WE, hear from fashion designer Maria Pinto, and more!
  • Apr

    Happening Now: Sick Days Being Introduced in Chicago

    Chicago's City Council introduces an earned sick time ordinance. Plus, come to our luncheon on May 11th, learn why Equal Pay Day is nobody's favorite holiday, read how some retailers may be paving the way for better scheduling practices, enter The Working Lunch raffle, and more!
  • Mar

    Let's Make More History

    Celebrate Women's History Month, find out what bad scheduling actually means, get your tickets for The Working Lunch, turn in your Summer Leadership Program applications, and learn where we stand on the budget impasse in IL.
  • Feb

    Eight Months and Counting

    Check out our new annual report, read about IL's continuing budget impasse, and get insights about work-life balance. Plus, save the date for The Working Lunch and learn about new stats on paid sick days.
  • Jan

    It's Papua New Guinea and Us

    Join our discussion of the issues that affect all working women, read about what life is like for today's working students, and hear from scheduling expert Susan Lambert. Plus, find out why one of our summer leaders thinks you should apply to the program!


  • Dec

    The Everyday Struggles Too Many of Us Face

    Hear firsthand the everyday struggles of real women working in unstable jobs, learn about the alarming work trend putting college degrees at risk, send a holiday e-card, get an update on Illinois' budget impasse, and more.
  • Nov

    We don't want to keep talking about this

    Read about Illinois' ongoing budget impasse, hear some frustrations that workers with unstable schedules deal with, make a donation for #GivingTuesday, learn about the plight of child care workers, and find out what's scarier than zombie and slasher flicks.
  • Oct

    Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky: "I run on outrage"

    Hear about our breakfast with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, find out who our favorite champions for working women on Twitter are, read about new legislation that will help working women, and learn about our latest trip to the IL capitol.