Enc 1102 Proj 3 97 03

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Enc 1102 Proj 3 97 03

  1. 2. Men and Women at Work
  2. 3. The Statistics <ul><li>2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Women make 77 cents to every dollar men earn. </li></ul><ul><li>46% of total U.S. Labor Force. </li></ul><ul><li>Full-time wage and salary female workers were paid 80 percent of men’s salary. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- $614: $766 per week </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. The Equal Pay Act <ul><li>Signed by JFK in 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>Prohibited the practice of paying women less money than men for the same job. </li></ul><ul><li>Amended Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Lacked wage discrimination based on sex </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Lilly Ledbetter <ul><li>Unaware men were being paid more </li></ul><ul><li>Filed a complaint with the EEOC </li></ul><ul><li>against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. </li></ul><ul><li>Lost case because she sued too late </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme Court: Must complain within </li></ul><ul><li>180 days, within six months of the first </li></ul><ul><li> paycheck </li></ul><ul><li>Case was overturned in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act passed in May, 2007 </li></ul>
  5. 6. Politics <ul><li>Hilary Clinton supports women’s rights </li></ul>
  6. 10. <ul><li>Creator: </li></ul><ul><li>Barbara Gilmore </li></ul>
  7. 12. Equal Pay for Women

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