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In 1963, the act was amended to prohibit wage discrimination against women.

I met six women in the garrison after two or three days in the place.

-- August 26, 1920 - Women Win the Right to Vote in the U.S.

In 1996 she was one of the three women who became first recipients of the AWF project.
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One of these, the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (also known as the Wagner Act) gave workers the right to join unions and to bargain collectively through union representatives.

was founded in 1988 by five young men in their early twenties

Labor leaders helped these groups, who often held the lowest-wage jobs, to obtain higher wages.
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The growth in service sector employment absorbed labor resources freed by rising manufacturing productivity.
Service-related industries accounted for 24.4 million jobs, or 59 percent of non-farm employment, in 1946.

 

Web site of reform-minded Laborers of the Laborers International ..

The roaring twenties become a worldwide phenomenon as the world dances to the rhythm of jazz.
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Contents: Step by step (6 min.) -- No danger from strikes among them (15 min.) -- Bombs and ballots (24 min.) -- Not so jazzy (10 min.) -- Labor on the march (18 min.) -- Battling for democracy (8 min.).

The value of research in bringing new products is emphasized, concluding with the statement that new frontiers of progress lie in the laboratory.
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But court decisions and National Labor Relations Board rulings allowing workers to withhold the portion of their union dues used to back, or oppose, political candidates, undercut unions' influence.
Management, feeling the heat of foreign and domestic competition, is today less willing to accede to union demands for higher wages and benefits than in earlier decades.


The Roaring Twenties, Great Depression & The New …

-- Sports: Olympic games, acceptance of women into the games, women in sports -- Aviation: Airplanes, zeppelins, Charles Lindberg flight -- Mixed media: Advances in newspapers, radio and musical reviews with Josephine Baker and the Ziegfield follies, advertising in Europe, architecture and fashions in Europe, liberated women of Europe, jazz, sports cards, cruise ships and tourism -- Colonial causes: Rebellion in the colonies, expeditions to the Poles, Refugees, political unrest in Germany and France.

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They contended that the wage floor actually hurt workers by increasing labor costs and thereby making it harder for small businesses to hire new people.

The Not-So-Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression,

Through archival footage and expert interviews this film examines topics such as the impact of immigrants in drama; the blossoming of ethnic theater; the role of the American Laboratory Theatre; the influence of the Greenwich Village Theatre and the Provincetown Players; and the works of Eugene O'Neill.

The Not-So-Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, ..

A decade of contradictions: "The Roaring Twenties," as they are known, see a major polarization of people around the world --people who embrace change, and those who fear it.

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In recent years, women have obtained such jobs in growing numbers, but they still lag significantly considering their proportion of the population.
Similar issues arise with the pay and positions earned by members of various ethnic and racial groups, often referred to as "minorities" since they make up a minority of the general population.