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Pay Equity (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-02-27

Duration: 00:08:06

Subjects: Employment | Women | Equal pay for equal work | Pay equity


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roedts, Lynda Reporter
  • Collette, Catherine O'Reilly Interviewee
  • Marx, Cathy Interviewee
  • Wimberly, Leigh Interviewee
  • Gonzales, Betty Interviewee


This segment from the February 27, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Lynda Roedts’ report on pay equity, a topic discussed at the statewide conference of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in Lafayette. She interviews: Catherine O’Reilly Collette of AFSCME; Cathy Marx, structural engineer; Leigh Wimberly, stockbroker; and Betty Gonzales, Ph.D. candidate. Host: Rob Hinton