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House Proceeding on Jan 9th, 2009 :: 0:20:30 to 0:21:45
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Lois Capps

0:20:28 to 0:20:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: and provided employers who page in pay discrimination for years to do so without let's pass this bill. thank you. the speaker pro te gentlelady's te has expired. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. andrews: madam speaker, i'm pleased to yield to a strong and consistent voice for the rights the gentlelady from california, mrs. capps, one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from california is

Lois Capps

0:20:30 to 0:21:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

0:20:49 to 0:21:09( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: recognized for one minute. mrs. capps: i thank my colleague. madam speaker, i rise in full support of h.r. 11. i was extremely proud last year when the house swiftly acted pass the lilly ledbetter fair pay act. the supreme court had made a terribly misguided decision and failed to fully recognize the rights of women to seek remedy for pay discrimination and how proud i am today that we are

Lois Capps

0:21:10 to 0:21:30( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: wasting no time and again that victims of pay discrimination should not be punished because they were not aware of the discrimination against them earlier. the civil rights act exists to protect individuals p when they find themselves in the situation lilly ledbetter found herself in. it was nev meant to be interpreted in a way that

Lois Capps

0:21:31 to 0:21:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: provides a loophole for employers to discriminate. if they can just make sure their employees are kept in the dark for six months. lilly ledbetter will never be compensated for the decades of discrimination by her employer, but let us ensure that none of our sisters, our daughters, our

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