Michigan Supreme Court upholds gender equal pay ruling
September 6, 2021 @ 12:00 am
On this day in 1940, the Michigan Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of a ruling that women and men doing the same work should receive equal pay. The original court case was filed against General Motors by Florence St. Johns, an employee of the Oldmsobile division on behalf of herself and 28 other women. All concerned were workers in the sheet metal and paint shops.