Lilly Ledbetter long knew something was up at the Goodyear Tire plant in Gadsden, Ala., where she was a supervisor. Her male colleagues bragged about huge paychecks while she was just getting by. In 1998, 19 years after she started at Goodyear, Ledbetter went to court alleging pay discrimination because of her sex—and won $360,000. … Back to Article
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