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Equal pay for equal work: Three years of Lilly Ledbetter

Three years ago this Sunday, President Obama signed into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. It was the first act he signed as president.

In reflecting on the moment, he told the story of his grandmother and his mother, both hardworking women who faced glass ceilings as they tried to provide for their families and build their careers.

"I signed this law because I want young women like my own daughters to have chances and opportunities my mom and grandmother never could have dreamed of.

"Thanks to the relentless efforts of people like Lilly Ledbetter, those opportunities are already in reach. And thanks to this law, we're one step closer to fair pay for all Americans, but there's still more work to do."

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