An Alabama woman watched as President Barack Obama signed his first legislation into law, and it's named in her honor.
The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act nullifies a 2007 Supreme Court decision that gave workers only 180 days to file a pay discrimination lawsuit. Now it's easier for workers to sue their employers in pay-discrimination cases.
Shortly after the singing, the first lady hosted Lilly Ledbetter who sued Goodyear in North Alabama because she wasn't paid at the same rate her male co-workers.
The new bill extends the statute of limitation for filing a lawsuit an extra 180 days for every discriminatory paycheck received.
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