9to5: Story of a Movement | WKAR

January 28, 2021
7:00pm Eastern Time
 01/28/2021 07:00:00 pm01/28/2021 08:00:00 pmAmerica/New_York9to5: Story of a Movement | WKARPresented by WKAR Public Media and the WorkLife Office at Michigan State University in partnership with Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University<hr> Before the hit song or film, 9to5 was an inspiring movement for equality that encapsulated the spirit of both the women’s and labor movements of the 1970s. The working women’s movement that inspired the lyrics of Dolly Parton's historic song started with a group of Boston secretaries in the early 1970s and spread across the nation. Their goals were simple—better pay, more advancement opportunities, and an end to sexual harassment—and their unconventional approach attracted the attention of the press and shamed their reluctant bosses into change.  After viewing the film, join panelists as they discuss the beginnings of the 9to5 movement, and where we are now. Discussion begins at approximately 8:30pm ET <hr> First-time registrants will create a free OVEE account and will be asked to provide their birthdate to verify their age as 13 or older. Accounts can be anonymous. <hr> If you have questions about this event or the OVEE platform, please <a href="mailto:events@wkar.org?subject=OVEE Help">send an email to events@wkar.org</a> <hr>https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/it7ynJen Preslarevents@wkar.orgfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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Presented by WKAR Public Media and the WorkLife Office at Michigan State University in partnership with Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University


Before the hit song or film, 9to5 was an inspiring movement for equality that encapsulated the spirit of both the women’s and labor movements of the 1970s.

The working women’s movement that inspired the lyrics of Dolly Parton's historic song started with a group of Boston secretaries in the early 1970s and spread across the nation. Their goals were simple—better pay, more advancement opportunities, and an end to sexual harassment—and their unconventional approach attracted the attention of the press and shamed their reluctant bosses into change.

After viewing the film, join panelists as they discuss the beginnings of the 9to5 movement, and where we are now. Discussion begins at approximately 8:30pm ET


First-time registrants will create a free OVEE account and will be asked to provide their birthdate to verify their age as 13 or older. Accounts can be anonymous.


If you have questions about this event or the OVEE platform, please send an email to events@wkar.org


Video Descriptions

Filmmakers Introduction

Before the hit song or film, 9to5 was an inspiring demand for equality that encapsulated the spirit of both the women’s and labor movements of the 1970s.

9to5: The Story of a Movement - Indie Lens Pop Up

Before the hit song or film, 9to5 was an inspiring demand for equality that encapsulated the spirit of both the women’s and labor movements of the 1970s.

120 minutes

Moderator

Panelists

  • Jaimie Hutchison

    Panel Moderator
    Deputy Director, WorkLife Office at Michigan State University

  • Lane Windham

    U.S. Historian, Georgetown University
    Featured in the film

  • Kim Cook

    The Worker Institute at Cornell University

  • Amanda Walter

    Department of History at Towson University

  • Walter P. Reuther Library

    Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
    Presenting Partner

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