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Congress and President Obama Trump the Supreme Court: Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Signed Into Law

Posted in Discrimination, New Legislation and Regulations, Retaliation and Wrongful Termination, Wage & Hour

In his first significant act as President in the labor and employment arena, President Obama effectively overturned the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. by signing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act (“Ledbetter Act”) into law this Thursday. The main thrust of the Ledbetter Act is that it… Continue Reading