In 1933 President Roosevelt's first administration brought with it the very first woman in a Presidential Cabinet: Labor Secretary Frances Perkins. She’s most notably credited with coming up with Social Security, the work week and overtime pay.
Frances Perkins was the U. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to and the first woman appointed to the U. As a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt, she helped pull the labor movement into the New Deal coalition