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#Spotlight: Suck It, Glass Ceiling! Celebrate Labor Day With Frances Perkins, The First Woman To Ever Serve In A US Cabinet Position!

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Happy Labor Day!

Gather ’round, kids, because it's time for our #Spotlight — and this one's a history lesson, too, all about Frances Perkins!

[ Related: Meet A Woman Who Designed Special Tableware To Benefit People With Alzheimer's! ]

Perkins was the first woman to be earn a Cabinet position when President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated her for Secretary of Labor on March 4, 1932.

She was no figurehead, either;Perkins ran the show for all twelve years of FDR's term, working hard to ensure lower class

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Forever 21's Vendors May Not Be Following Labor Laws

It wasn't enough that Forever 21 was already sued by its employees early this year.

But now the U.S. Department of Labor found the company to be working with vendors that don't pay their worker's overtime or minimum wage!!

On Thursday, the department announced that the retailer has failed to provide docs from a subpoena that was issued on August 16, which would show their labor practices from suppliers and apparel contractors.

Now, the department is going one step further

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