9to5: The Story of a Movement

February 20, 2021
2:00pm Eastern Time
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The documentary is about 9to5: The National Association of Working Women, the feminist labor organization that SEIU helped build in the 1970s.

This event is being made available to SEIU members, leaders, retirees, staff, and worker leaders/organizing committee members on campaigns on a first come, first served basis up to 1000 participants. The program includes a screening of the film (about 90 minutes) followed by an interactive program.

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5 minutes

Intro to 9to5 screening

9to5: The Story of a Movement

When Dolly Parton sang “9 to 5,” she was singing about a real movement that started with a group of secretaries in the early 1970s. Their goals were simple—better pay, more advancement opportunities and an end to sexual harassment—but as seen in 9to5: The Story of a Movement, their fight that inspired a hit would change the American workplace forever.

9to5: Continue the Discussion!

98min 24sec


  • SEIU Staff- Jorrie H.

  • Martie Voland, SEIU Staff

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