10 Pivotal Moments in the U.S. Labor Movement

Published on Business Insurance.

Our nation’s immense growth in a relatively short period of time is due to the incredible work ethic of our citizens. The strides that were made beginning in the Industrial Revolution, however, came at a high cost, as the physical and mental health of many Americans deteriorated due to unreasonably long hours and little or no time off. A centuries-long labor battle ensued, bringing forth all of the rights we’re afforded today as workers. As Labor Day approaches — and you anticipate that much-needed rest — remember these pivotal moments in the U.S. labor movement … (full terxt: the 10 pivotal moments in the US Labour Movement).

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