Document for June 25th:
Executive Order 8802: Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry
In June of 1941, President Roosevelt issued Executive Order 8802, banning discriminatory employment practices by Federal agencies and all unions and companies engaged in war-related work. The order also established the Fair Employment Practices Commission to enforce the new policy.
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