The Ongoing Fight for Equal Pay

By: Allison Roche ’19 “Rights. Not privileges. It’s that easy.” This was the battle cry of sewing machinist Rita O’Grady whose quest for equal pay let to a 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant in London. The 2010 film Made in Dagenham brought O’Grady’s fight to life, depicting how she and 187 women […]

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