Daily Archives: April 8, 2016

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Women deserve equal pay for equal work. It’s a simple matter of fairness. Yet 50 years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women overall still make only 79 cents to a man’s dollar. Women of color typically make … Continue reading

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Iowans Take Their Concerns to the Supreme Court

Iowans weren’t about to let their Senator forget about their deep concerns just because he was back in D.C. Instead, a group of Iowans flew to Washington and held a rally outside the Supreme Court, pressing Grassley to hold a … Continue reading

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Labor History

April 09 IWW organizes the 1,700-member crew of the Leviathan, then the world’s largest vessel – 1930 April 10 Birth date of Frances Perkins, named secretary of labor under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, becoming the first woman to … Continue reading

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