Made in Dagenham: Exploited for Low Pay
00:00 - 01:30
1m 30s
women's rights
labor rights
rights

Rita O'Grady works for the Ford Motor Co. plant in Dagenham, England. Despite performing the specialized task of sewing upholstery for car seats, women are classified as unskilled labor and paid much less than men. Encouraged by a sympathetic union representative, Rita agrees to bring the women's grievances to Ford.

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