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The lilly ledbetter fair pay act is a federal statute that was signed into law by president barack obama in january 2009 in the united states, women make an average. Lilly ledbetter was the plaintiff in the discrimination case ledbetter v goodyear tire & rubber co and the namesake for the first bill president obama signed into law.
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