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H.R.11 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 06, 2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Education and the Workforce - Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on January 09, 2009, with a roll call of 247 ayes, 171 nays, and 15 not voting.

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  • 43% of users support H.R.11

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    • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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    • On January 21, 2009, by linus - plenko, you make a huge assumption in your comment. So much so that you ignore common sense factors. The coach for the Washington Mistics (women's basketball) makes sustantially less than the coach for the Washington Wizards (men's basketball). Is that fair? I would say yes because of the demand on the men's coach and the popularity of the sport. Your comment also ignores the fact that people can support women and still think this is a bad law based on other reasons. I don't support this bill because I don't think the government should tell businesses how to run things. It doesn't mean I don't support women.

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      As noted by linus, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 21, 2009, "plenko, you make a huge assumption in your comment. So much so that you ignore common sense factors. The coach for the Washington Mistics (women's basketball) makes sustantially less than the coach for the Washington Wizards (men's basketball). Is that fair? I would say yes because of the demand on the men's coach and the popularity of the sport. Your comment also ignores the fact that people can support women and still think this is a bad law based on other reasons. I don't support this bill because I don't think the government should tell businesses how to run things. It doesn't mean I don't support women."
    • On January 20, 2009, by Anonymous - PS As a woman, i want an economic climate in which employers need to hire MORE people, because they are growing because they are providing service to customers. In that climate there will be such a demand for workers that women will be able to command higher salaries.

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    • On January 09, 2009, by plenko - This bill should've been passed when it was first considered a year or so ago. I've lobbied heavily for the passage since I first heard about it. I adamently support the passage of this bill (and I'm a guy!). Anyone who does NOT support this bill does NOT support paying women equally to men for the SAME job. Plus, there should be NO time limits on suing an employer for unpaid wages. You can't blame an employee for not knowing he/she was gyped in salary by an employer. People, and not businesses, should always come first.

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      As noted by plenko, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 09, 2009, "This bill should've been passed when it was first considered a year or so ago. I've lobbied heavily for the passage since I first heard about it. I adamently support the passage of this bill (and I'm a guy!). Anyone who does NOT support this bill does NOT support paying women equally to men for the SAME job. Plus, there should be NO time limits on suing an employer for unpaid wages. You can't blame an employee for not knowing he/she was gyped in salary by an employer. People, and not businesses, should always come first. "

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    • President Obama Signs Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act - January 28, 2009 by Feminist Majority Foundation - The House passed the final version of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (HR 11) in a 250-177 vote Tuesday after the Senate passed the Act (S. 181) by ...

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      As noted by Feminist Majority Foundation on January 28, 2009, "The House passed the final version of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (HR 11) in a 250-177 vote Tuesday after the Senate passed the Act (S. 181) by ..." (http://www.feminist.org/news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=11495)
    • Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Passes Congress - January 27, 2009 by Feminist Majority Foundation - The House passed the final version of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (HR 11) in a 250-177 vote yesterday. The Senate also passed by a strong ...

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