Equal Rights and Working Class Women

By Nancy Seifer

American Jewish Committee (AJC), 1975

This is a statement presented at the invitation of members of the New York State Senate Committee on the Judiciary for their Hearings on the Equal Right Amendment (ERA) in 1975. In it, she discusses the need for the ERA, especially the dramatic rise in the number of women in the workplace in the last ten years. Also included are an article by the author on feminism's success in certain working-class environments, as well as a letter from a worker describing deplorable conditions for maids at a local hospital.

Topic: Equality, Feminism, Workplace, Prejudice, Employment, Discrimination, Women, Jobs

Page Number(s): 1--10

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Genre: Report

Coverage: New York, New York , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Seifer, Nancy. Equal Rights and Working Class Women. American Jewish Committee (AJC). 1975: 1--10. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=13817


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