Protective Legislation for Women

Related Resources

  • Bazelon, Emily.  “Do Women Need Legislative ‘Protection’? New York Times, 2/17/2016
  • “Consumers’ League and Recent Enactments: Organization Tells What the Legislature of 1913 Accomplished,” Hartford Courant, September 17, 1913, p. 5.
  • "Do We Discard Protective Legislation for Women?": Two Labor Union Officials Voice Opposition to the ERA." HISTORY MATTERS - The U.S. Survey Course on the Web. Accessed May 25, 2017. This article takes the issue of Protective Legislation to 1970.  Here are the words of two women union activists who support protective legislation for women and oppose the Equal Rights Amendment.
  • Wilson, Tracey M. "Women in the Workplace: From Steno Pool to Factory Floor." Connecticut Explored. Winter 2013/14. Web. 30 May 2017.