Republicans Block An Up-Or-Down Vote On The Paycheck Fairness Act

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    You mean the Full Employment For Lawyers Who Want To Sue Over Wages Twenty Years Ago Act?
     
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    Psst, the Equal Pay Act has been law for 47 years.
     
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    That was actually the Lilly Ledbetter Act, passed last year.
    This one would have requried employers to make mind-bending calculations over wages and account for dozens of different things. This of course opens the door to lawyers to challenge any one of a million subjective calls.
    Good move, GOP. Plus One.
     
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    Please explain why women get less than men on average for doing the same and or similar job, what are you call this shat, gender envy of men by the Democrats?
     
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    Paycheck Fairness Act?

    Oh yeah, that sounds like a winner. Good block.
     
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    Because everybody knows that white males are evil bastards who hate women.
     
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    I can tell you as an employer, in most cases, not all, take a man and a woman at the same position, they do not work the same hours. Most women have issues with children that cause them to not be available to work the same hours as their male counterparts. Hence the differences in pay.
     
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    Good, about time they did something right.
     
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    The HuffPuff instruct the OP on his talking points. Other people use critical thinking to develop an opinion.... not Fail&Go.
     

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