Tag Archives: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Third Circuit Rules in Favor of Wage Equity for Women in PA

Despite the influx of women into the workforce, gender inequality persists, as this report released by the The Institute for Women’s Policy Research reminds us. Men earn more than women in almost all occupations.  Moreover, women earn less than men both … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

On Tuesday, Congress passed the final version of the Lilly Ledbetter  Fair Pay Act in a 250-177 vote.  This comes on the heels of the Senate  passing it last week. President Obama signed the bill into law yesterday at the … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Expected to Usher in Advances for Women’s Rights

Women’s rights advocates are hopeful this week as President Barack Obama officially began his term as the 44th president.  President Obama is expected to advance women’s rights by issuing executive orders which will rescind the Global Gag Rule and release … Continue reading

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Good News for Equal Pay

Here’s some good news for equality in the New Year: Paycheck Fairness Act and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act were the first bills to pass the House in the new session (article from the Feminist Daily News Wire is … Continue reading

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