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Why working women should support Barack Obama

Posted by YWM on November 28, 2008

“Equal pay for equal work – so simple to say, so difficult to achieve. Frankly, I am glad that we are finally talking about it. Forty-five years after President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, women still make only 77 cents to a man’s dollar. The continued disparity in wages signifies a need for stronger equal pay laws to guarantee women are paid equally and have access to courts when they are not.”

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This post first appeared on BlogHer, Monday, November 03, 2008.

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