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

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

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

Frances Perkins, first woman appointed to a Cabinet position as Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945.Appointed by Franklin D. Roosevelt

Frances Perkins, first woman appointed to a Cabinet position as Secretary of Labor, 1933-1945.Appointed by Franklin D. Roosevelt

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...

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.

U.S. Department of Labor - Frances Perkins brought us Social Security, max hours law, minimum wage, child labor protection and unemployment insurance. Great example why we need more women in Gov. :>)

U.S. Department of Labor - Frances Perkins brought us Social Security, max hours law, minimum wage, child labor protection and unemployment insurance. Great example why we need more women in Gov. :>)

Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal. “The people are what matter to government, and a government should aim to give all the people under its jurisdiction the best possible life.”

Frances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal. “The people are what matter to government, and a government should aim to give all the people under its jurisdiction the best possible life.”

"Very slowly there evolved… certain basic facts, none of them new, but all of them seen in a new light. It was no new thing for America to refuse to let its people starve, nor was it a new idea that man should live by his own labor, but it had not been generally realized that on the ability of the common man to support himself  hung the prosperity of everyone in the country." - Frances Perkins, Social and Labor Reformer, Secretary of Labor, Teacher (1880-1965) | Portrait: Robert Shefferly

"Very slowly there evolved… certain basic facts, none of them new, but all of them seen in a new light. It was no new thing for America to refuse to let its people starve, nor was it a new idea that man should live by his own labor, but it had not been generally realized that on the ability of the common man to support himself hung the prosperity of everyone in the country." - Frances Perkins, Social and Labor Reformer, Secretary of Labor, Teacher (1880-1965) | Portrait: Robert Shefferly

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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