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House Proceeding 01-27-09 on Jan 27th, 2009 :: 0:20:45 to 0:22:30
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Philip Hare

0:20:41 to 0:21:01( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: satisfactory, no i can get a better job elsewhere. mr. speaker, freedom works, and it's time we put it back to work. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california. mr. miller: i yield two minutes to the gentl mr. heir, a member of e -- mr. hare a member of the committee.

Philip Hare

0:20:45 to 0:22:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Philip Hare

Philip Hare

0:21:02 to 0:21:23( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. hare: i'm happy to rise in strong support of the lilly ledbetter fair pay act. i commend the senate for passing the legislation so quickly and commend the chairman for bricking it to the floor for the final vote. it's remarkable that the potential first piece of legislation signed into law by

Philip Hare

0:21:24 to 0:21:44( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: president obama this year will be one that helps victims of pay discrimination. last year, i had the benefit of hearing ms. ledbetter testify before the committee. after 19 years, ms. ledbetter discovered she was paid significantly less than every single one of her male counterparts.

Philip Hare

0:21:45 to 0:22:05( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: she took her case all the way to the supreme court where it was thro out on a technicality, she filed her paperwork too late. unfortunately, she had no idea this was even happening to her. i suppose the supreme court decided mrs. ledbetter was a mind reader. this fair pay act would correct this wrong by clarifying that

Philip Hare

0:22:06 to 0:22:26( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: every payche discriminatory pay decision constitutes a violation of the civil rights act and employees have 180 days after each discriminatory paycheck to file suit. i'm pleased congress is acting swiftly to correct a supreme court ruling that allows bad

Philip Hare

0:22:27 to 0:22:31( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: employers to discriminate against employees as long as they hide it 180 tais.

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