National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUBS
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN'S CLUBS, the first national organization for professional women, has been dedicated to achieving equity for women in the workplace and providing professional women with resources and educational programs since the 1920s. The Organization was founded 15 July 1919. In the 1930s it became a charter member of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women. It has been a driving force behind significant national legislation, such as the War Classification Act (1923), the Equal Pay Act (1963), the Civil Rights Act (1964), the Federal Jury Selection and Service Act (1968), the Educational Equity Act (1974), and the Retirement Equity Act (1983).
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