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Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Passes

The House passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 this afternoon by a vote of 225-199, restoring and clarifying discrimination protections in the Civil Rights Act. Speaker Pelosi released the following statement upon passage: The New Direction Congress achieved a… Continue

Democrats Introduce the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

From the Education and Labor Committee: Rep. Miller and Top Democrats Introduce Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Legislation would remedy recent Supreme Court decision to severely limit workers' ability to bring pay discrimination claims WASHINGTON–Legislation to ensure that victims of pay discrimination… Continue

Lilly Ledbetter to Testify Today

As noted last week, Lilly Ledbetter, the plaintiff in a workplace discrimination lawsuit decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on May 29, will testify about her case before the Education and Labor Committee. Ledbetter sued Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after learning… Continue

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