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!



  • 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.
  • Sep

    Another Win in the Fight for Paid Sick Days

    Read about President Obama extending paid sick days to federal contract workers, hear from working women struggling with unstable schedules, learn why our supporters are urging the governor of IL to pass a budget now, and more.
  • Aug

    Illinois Families Being Turned Away

    Hear how one student went from ESL class to college, learn about changes to Illinois' Child Care Assistance Program, bid farewell to our Summer Leaders, celebrate Women's Equality Day, and read how paid leave policies are catching on at tech companies.