(At the request of Mr. Reid, the following statement was ordered to be printed in the Record.) -- (Senate - September 26, 2008)
(At the request of Mr. Reid, the following statement was ordered to be printed in the Record.)
LILLY LEDBETTER FAIR PAY ACT
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Mr. KENNEDY. Mr. President, in addition to the many other vital matters the Congress has considered this year, the issue of pay equity remains of critical importance. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act would restore a fair rule for filing claims of pay discrimination based on race, color, gender, national origin, religion, disability, or age. This measure, which passed the House last year, has broad public support, and I hope the Senate will pass it as soon as possible. I ask unanimous consent to include in the Record a series of letters of support for the bill which I have received from civil rights and workers' organizations.
There being no objection, the material was ordered to be printed in the Record, as follows:
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