History Of Women In  The Workplace

Mark the year 2059 on your calendar—that’s when data shows that women will finally achieve equal pay to their male counterparts.

Despite these struggles, women have managed to achieve plenty of success in their careers, becoming Fortune 500 CEOs and going  to space.

They went on to demonstrate against the Stamp and Townshend acts.

1765: Women Workers Establish The Daughters Of Liberty

She emphasized the importance of educating girls and appealed for equal rights for women and men.

1776: Abigail Adams Promotes Gender Equality

It was the country’s first union comprised entirely  of women.

1825: Workers Form First All-Women Union

That year, Arabella Mansfield became the first female lawyer, and Ada Kepley graduated from law school, making her the first woman to do so in the country.

1869: Women Enter The Legal Field

Congress passed a law granting female federal employees equal pay to their male counterparts  in 1872.

1872: Congress Guarantees Equal Pay For Women Federal Employees