Frances Perkins, first female cabinet member - came up with social security and overtime pay

Frances Perkins, first female cabinet member - came up with social security and overtime pay

On March 4th, 1933, Frances Perkins became the first woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet.

On March 4th, 1933, Frances Perkins became the first woman to serve in the U.S. Cabinet.

Frances Perkins, US Secretary of Labour behind the Social Security Act

Frances Perkins, US Secretary of Labour behind the Social Security Act

howstuffworks: “ On March 4, 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first administration began and brought with it the very first woman in a Presidential Cabinet: Labor Secretary Frances Perkins. She’s...

howstuffworks: “ On March 4, 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first administration began and brought with it the very first woman in a Presidential Cabinet: Labor Secretary Frances Perkins. She’s...

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945) signs the Social Security Act, 14th August 1935. From left to right, Robert Lee Doughton, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Edwin E. Witte, Director of the President's Social Security Committee, with Senator Robert F. Wagner, co-author of the bill behind him, Senator Robert La Follette, Senator Augustine Lonergan, Labor Secretary Frances Perkins, Senator William H. King, Rep. David John Lewis, co-author of the bill and Senator…

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945) signs the Social Security Act, 14th August 1935. From left to right, Robert Lee Doughton, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Edwin E. Witte, Director of the President's Social Security Committee, with Senator Robert F. Wagner, co-author of the bill behind him, Senator Robert La Follette, Senator Augustine Lonergan, Labor Secretary Frances Perkins, Senator William H. King, Rep. David John Lewis, co-author of the bill and Senator…

Eighty three years ago, the U.S. Senate confirmed Frances Perkins as Secretary of Labor. Sec. Perkins was the first woman cabinet member in United States history—she joined forces with President Franklin Roosevelt as an architect of the New Deal and the Fair Labor Standards Act, abolishing child labor and establishing a minimum wage and overtime pay for workers around the country.

Eighty three years ago, the U.S. Senate confirmed Frances Perkins as Secretary of Labor. Sec. Perkins was the first woman cabinet member in United States history—she joined forces with President Franklin Roosevelt as an architect of the New Deal and the Fair Labor Standards Act, abolishing child labor and establishing a minimum wage and overtime pay for workers around the country.

Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet Secretary and the architect of many of the labor laws we have today such as minimum wage, overtime, unemployment benefits, and the standard 40 hr work week. C/o Ashley C.

Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet Secretary and the architect of many of the labor laws we have today such as minimum wage, overtime, unemployment benefits, and the standard 40 hr work week. C/o Ashley C.

Frances Perkins During her term as Secretary of Labor, Perkins executed many aspects of the New Deal, including the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration and its successor the Federal Works Agency, and the labor portion of the National Industrial Recovery Act. With the Social Security Act she established unemployment benefits, pensions for the many uncovered elderly Americans, and welfare for the poorest Americans.

Frances Perkins During her term as Secretary of Labor, Perkins executed many aspects of the New Deal, including the Civilian Conservation Corps, the Public Works Administration and its successor the Federal Works Agency, and the labor portion of the National Industrial Recovery Act. With the Social Security Act she established unemployment benefits, pensions for the many uncovered elderly Americans, and welfare for the poorest Americans.

Frances Perkins appointed Secy of Labor, March 4, 1933. The appointment by President Franklin D. Roosevelt made Perkins the first female cabinet member in U.S. history. Here, Frances Perkins speaks with Carnegie Steel workers during the early years of the Roosevelt Administration. vis Frances Perkins Center Facebook page.

Frances Perkins appointed Secy of Labor, March 4, 1933. The appointment by President Franklin D. Roosevelt made Perkins the first female cabinet member in U.S. history. Here, Frances Perkins speaks with Carnegie Steel workers during the early years of the Roosevelt Administration. vis Frances Perkins Center Facebook page.

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