Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

June 10, 1963

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President John F. Kennedy signs into law the Equal Pay Act, prohibiting wage discrimination based on gender.  Forty-nine years later, women are still making 77 cents for every dollar men make doing the same work.

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