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Fri, 10.27.1978

The Full Employment Bill is Signed

On this date in 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed the Hawkins-Humphrey Full Employment Bill.

Co-authored and sponsored by Black Congressman Augustus F. Hawkins, with Minnesota Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, a leading champion of civil rights, this act was also called the “Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act.”

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