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13
Mar
2012
Episode: Lilly Ledbetter's Grace and Grit 
The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC | 5180 Episodes
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<p>The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was the first bill that President Barack Obama signed after he took office. <a class="guestlink" href="/people/r/?n=Lilly+Ledbetter">Lilly Ledbetter</a> describes the discrimination and sexual harassment she faced daily when she joined the management ranks at Goodyear and how she found out that she was being paid thousands less than her male counterparts. In her memoir, <span class="book"><a title="buy this book at Amazon" target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0307887928/wnyc-20"><em>Grace and Grit: My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond</em></a></span>, she also recounts her lawsuit against the company that went all the way to the Supreme Court.</p><div class="feedflare">
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