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Lilly Ledbetter, the inspiration for President Obama's fair-pay act of 2009, has signed with producer/director Rachel Feldman to film a biopic about her crusade for equal pay for women. Ledbetter endured more than two decades of sexual harassment and cronyism as she worked her way out of poverty in an Alabama Goodyear factory, only to discover she was paid 40 percent less than her male counterparts. She sued Goodyear for compensation and won $3.8 million in damages but the U.S. Supreme Court overturned that decision on a technicality. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg »


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