U.S. Department of Labor — History — Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938:

See on Scoop.itDidYouCheckFirst

Greg Russak‘s insight:

Ever wonder how, when, and why it came to be that we have a 40-hour work week (as a presumed norm), or why there are child labor laws, or a minimum wage? 

 

Do you think today’s corporatist conservatives on the Supreme Court must be the worst ever?

 

Are you thinking that all the Objectivist tantrums and threats by wealthy corporate leaders today about government overreach and over-regulation spelling certain doom to our nation and our economy is a recent phenomenon?

 

Here’s a worthwhile read if you’re interested in some history and want to see how easy it is to connect the dots to today.

See on www.dol.gov

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