lilly ledbetter equal pay act

“Standing behind the President as he signed my namesake bill into law was one of the greatest moments of my life, but I knew and the President knew that my bill was just an important first step in the fight for fair pay.” —Lilly Ledbetter

If you’ve got questions for President Obama on ‪equal pay‬, ask before tomorrow using ‪#‎ObamaTownHall‬. He’ll answer a bunch at his live event with blogher and sheknows in Charlotte at 2:30pm ET.

Women in America earn only  $0.79 for every $1 men earn, losing thousands of dollars over the course of their career. Since President Obama first signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act back in 2009, he’s continued to work to help close the gap. Just last week, he stood with Lilly Ledbetter as he announced new steps to advance equal pay for equal work. Learn more about the President’s recent actions at go.wh.gov/EqualPay.