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View Diary: If women are going into combat, then it's time to ratify the ERA [Important Update] (181 comments)

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  •  Is that compared with your coworkers? (0+ / 0-)

    or is it just the alleged national average?

    •  National average often cited in the literature. (1+ / 0-)
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      Hard for me to know what it actually is in my workplace.

      20 innocent children were slaughtered. The gun lobby and NRA bear responsibility and it is time to fight back!

      by the dogs sockpuppet on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 08:17:53 PM PST

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      •  right; Lily Ledbetter (2+ / 0-)
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        the dogs sockpuppet, MichaelNY

        didn't find out she was earning significantly less than men with similar duties until years after the fact, which is the excuse the Supreme Court used to deny her equal pay for equal work. Equal pay for equal work is such a basic concept to a civilized and fair society it is hard to believe we are still arguing about it.

        To keep our faces turned toward change, and behave as free spirits in the presence of fate--that is strength undefeatable. (Helen Keller)

        by kareylou on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 07:44:32 AM PST

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