Support For Equal Pay For Equal Work
The U.S. Democratic Party has historically supported legislating equal pay for equal work. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act was signed into law in January 2009. The policy of Basic income guarantee guarantees every citizen of a country unconditional basic income regardless of gender or race, the only requirment is to be a citizen.
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