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The history of the shorter workday

Author: Labor Research Association (U.S.)
Publisher: New York : International Publishers, ©1942.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Labor Research Association (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 2010694
Description: 64 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Labor's hard-won gains --
On two fronts --
Beginnings of the fight --
The eight-hour struggle develops --
The eight-hour strike movement --
Winning shorter hours, 1900-1920 --
In the 1920's --
In the crisis years --
The basic forty-hour week --
Unions win the five-day week --
Vacations with pay --
Payment for overtime --
Other union victories --
Where long hours still persist --
For family, social and civic life --
Health and safety demand rest --
Productivity increases --
Profits from overtime --
Working hours in wartime.
Responsibility: Labor Research Association.

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