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Happy Labor Day!

by Site Administrator
Public Good Workers' Rights

DID YOU KNOW? In the late 1800s, the American labor force was overworked and underpaid.  The Industrial Revolution was in full swing, and while businesses profited, workers suffered.  Many Americans were forced to work 12-hour days, seven days a week, and children as young as five or six worked in mills, factories, and mines across the country. Library of Congress, National Child Labor Committee Collection… Read More

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