Click here to return to old version

Title: Nation's Industry Goes on 40 Hour Work Week

Essay Details

Subject: History
Author: Brian H
Date: February 28, 2014
Level: University
Grade: A
Length: 4 / 958
No of views: 0
Essay rating: good 0, average 0, bad 0 (total score: 0)

Essay text:

Factory workers became unhappy and began to push for shorter hours. First they asked for a limit of 12 hours a day, 6 days a week. During the 1800s, they asked for 10 hours, 6 days a week. Labor Day was introduced in 1882, when most Americans were still working 60 hours a week and only dreaming of a 48-hour week, which didn't become the normal until World War I...

Showed first 250 characters

Do you need an essay?

Here are the options you can choose from:

  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time
  • Prices start from $12.99/page

Do you need many essays?

FULL access to essays database

  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

It wasn't until 1938 that the Fair Labor Standards Act started the final countdown: 44 hours in 1938, 42 hours in 1939, and 40 hours in 1940. So the 8-hour, 5-day, 40-hour work week has only been with us since the year 1940. In this article the standard work week, 40 hours, is soon to go into effect...

Showed next 250 characters

If you cannot find any suitable paper on our site, which happens very rarely, you can always order custom written paper which will be written from scratch by our professional writers and deliver to you on requested time.
  • Your research paper is written by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are always met
  • You are able to control the progress of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an excellent student!

Total price: $10.00

 

Common topics in this essay:

Comments

Similar Essays: