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‘Still Working 9 to 5’ Shows Women Still Striving for Equality

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Jane Fonda (as Judy Bernly), Dolly Parton (as Doralee Rhodes) and Lily Tomlin (as Violet Newstead), in the 1980 film

Jane Fonda (as Judy Bernly), Dolly Parton (as Doralee Rhodes) and Lily Tomlin (as Violet Newstead), in the 1980 film "9 to 5" directed by Colin Higgins. STEVE SCHAPIRO/CORBIS VIS GETTY IMAGES

Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin during the making of the 1980 film

Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton and Lily Tomlin during the making of the 1980 film "9 to 5." © 1978 GARY LEWIS

Dolly Parton in the documentary

Dolly Parton in the documentary "Still Working 9 to 5."

Scene from the 2017 Women's March. © 2017 CAMILLE HARDMAN

Scene from the 2017 Women's March. © 2017 CAMILLE HARDMAN

Activist Ellen Cassedy speaking at an event. In 1973, Cassedy and her friend Karen Nussbaum established the 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women. COURTESY ELLEN CASSEDY

Activist Ellen Cassedy speaking at an event. In 1973, Cassedy and her friend Karen Nussbaum established the 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women. COURTESY ELLEN CASSEDY

Activist Ellen Cassedy speaking at an event. In 1973, Cassedy and her friend Karen Nussbaum established the 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women. COURTESY ELLEN CASSEDY

Activist Ellen Cassedy speaking at an event. In 1973, Cassedy and her friend Karen Nussbaum established the 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women. COURTESY ELLEN CASSEDY

A 9 to 5 Boston newsletter from December 1972/January 1973. Activist Ellen Cassedy and her friend Karen Nussbaum founded the 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women in 1972. COURTESY ELLEN CASSEDY

A 9 to 5 Boston newsletter from December 1972/January 1973. Activist Ellen Cassedy and her friend Karen Nussbaum founded the 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women in 1972. COURTESY ELLEN CASSEDY

The cover of Ellen Cassedy's new book

The cover of Ellen Cassedy's new book "Working 9 to 5: A Women's Movement, a Labor Union and The Iconic Movie" with a forward by Jane Fonda.

"Still Working 9 to 5" director and producer Gary Lane, and his twin brother, executive producer Larry Lane.

author on Nov 28, 2022
The stories sound totally invented, like something out of a comedic novel or a farcical movie. A secretary is asked to sew up a rip in her supervisor’s trousers, even... more

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