Obama targets pay gap

His two orders apply to federal contractors

Posted: April 9, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.

President Barack Obama signs a pay-equity executive action Tuesday at the White House. At left is Lilly Ledbetter, who has become a symbol of the pay-gap issue.

President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed two executive measures intended to help close pay disparities between men and women.

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