“On a cold December morning in 1972, 10 women office workers fanned out across downtown Boston to pass out the first issue of ‘The 9 to 5 Newsletter.’”
“We keep Boston’s businesses and institutions running smoothly,” the activists asserted. “Without us, they would grind to a halt. Yet we are underpaid and undervalued.”
Before long, the rallying cry of “Raises and roses!” could be heard throughout the country.
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