Ensure Equal Pay for Women

President Obama has made the following promise:

"Obama will also pass the Fair Pay Act to ensure that women receive equal pay for equal work." — Obama's Blueprint for Change

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Updated: January 30, 2009

Obama signs Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the first bill to reach him as president on January 29, 2009. The new law establishes that wage discrimination cases filed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act are subject to a 180-day statute of limitations that refreshes with each paycheck.

SEE ALSO: OBAMA-WATCHERS - Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

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