Labor Organizing by the Congress and Lawmaking by the Labor Board

@inproceedings{LundLaborOB,
  title={Labor Organizing by the Congress and Lawmaking by the Labor Board},
  author={Robert L. Lund}
}
With what rapidity changes have come! We have Bartlett's testimony that shop working time in 1842 was 1234 hours per day, 76 hours per week. In 1860 the work week had been reduced to 68 hours, in 1900 to 58 hours, and in 1930 to less than 48 hours. Today it is considerably under 40 hours. Without the facilities for production that industry has provided, the standard of living would have been lowered in the same proportion as working hours; but how far from this are the facts! One hundred years… CONTINUE READING