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Jack Gross Takes His Age Discrimination Fight to Washington

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Still seeking justice after last year’s Supreme Court ruling that limited the right to challenge age discrimination in the workplace, Jack Gross last week testified before members of Congress about the need to pass the Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act.In hearings before both the House Committee on Education and Labor and the Senate Health, … Read More

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Today in Civil Rights History: Anniversary of the Social Security Act

Friday, August 14, 2009

On August 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law, providing benefits for the elderly, women and children who had lost their family incomes, people with disabilities, and unemployed people.  The Act was part of his New Deal, a broad plan to reform American society and relieve the hardships of the … Read More

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