|Job listings that appeared in the Providence Journal, October 1, 1935. There are separate sections for Female and Male jobs.|
A job opportunity for a man from the Providence Journal, October 1, 1933.
On January 25, 1971, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in
Phillips v. Martin Marietta that "Title VII of the
1964 Civil Rights Act prohibits 'not only overt discrimination
but also practices that are fair in form, but discriminatory
in operation.' ... A law that permits one hiring policy for
women and another for men is unconstitutional."
(Source: James Trager, The Women's Chronology, pp. 622)
On August 2, 1971, the Providence Journal began listing "Help Wanted"
ads without reference to gender.
On August 2, 1971, the Providence Journal began listing "Help Wanted" ads without reference to gender.
Though jobs were forcibly opened up for Veterans
returning from the war, friction with laid-off wartime
workers made the transition difficult.
The Providence Journal, 9/1/45.