Labor Day Salute

Today we honor our forebears in the labor movement (and the legislators and other leaders who supported them) for making possible:

  • The 40-hour work week.
  • Overtime.
  • Child labor laws.
  • Equal pay for equal work.
  • Occupational and workplace safety.
  • Disability insurance.
  • Community colleges and other workforce development providers.
  • Anti-discrimination laws.
  • The right to organize and bargain collectively.
  • The weekend.

You are welcome to add your own favorites in the comments section of this blog post.


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