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Linda Meric

Linda Meric

Linda Meric is the executive director of 9to5, National Association of Working Women, a multi-racial membership organization founded in 1973 to strengthen the ability of low-wage and low-income women to win economic justice through grassroots organizing and policy advocacy on workplace and safety net issues. She helped found 9to5 Colorado in 1996 and became the organization's national director in 2004, working out of the Denver office. Before coming to 9to5, Meric spent 20 years as a labor and community organizer. She was the first woman elected as the principle executive officer of a Teamsters local union in the Rocky Mountain region. In 2007, she received the Women's Foundation of Colorado Be Bold Award, and in 2009, the Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado's Advancing Equality award.

Linda Meric is a WMC SheSource Expert on Business and the Economy.

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Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Women’s Rights

Lawmakers Turn Back the Clock on Women’s Rights

April 17, 2012

On this year's Equal Pay Day, Linda Meric, the executive director of 9to5, National Association of Working Women, explains why pay equity is an economic plus for the United States. More »