KENNEDY ON PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNING THE LILLY LEDBETTER FAIR PAY ACT
Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, released the following statement on the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which President Obama signed today and which restores workers' ability to challenge pay discrimination.
"Today's signing ceremony proves that elections make a real difference for real people. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act will clearly help to end unfair discrimination in the workplace. Under President Obama's leadership, we'll continue to put working families first and bring needed change to America."