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40 hours strike

D.S Morton

40 hours strike

an historic survey of the first general strike in Scotland

by D.S Morton

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Published by Clydebank Branch SLP in Clydebank .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby D.S. Morton.
ContributionsSocialist Labour Party (Great Britain). Clydebank Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18939577M

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In the United States, a few limited eight-hour-day laws were on the books shortly after the Civil War. One, in Illinois, was passed in. Strike. narrates the dramatic story of repeated, massive, and sometimes violent revolts by ordinary working people in America and tells this exciting hidden history from the point of view of the rank-and-file workers who lived it.

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Just like in the UK, America’s 40 hour workweek started with a reduction to 12, t then 8 hour workdays. It began in Philadelphian inwhen the city’s carpenters went on strike for 10 hour days. By the s, 10 hour days had become a general demand.

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Removing one day resulted in eight-hour shifts for five days a week—what we now know as the hour workweek.

Ford found that his workers were actually more productive working 40 hours a week than they had been working 48 hours a week. His success with the change inspired manufacturing companies all over the country to adopt the hour workweek. - Jewish Book Council "Organizations like ETFO [the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario] know that teaching young people about historic union experiences can not only help bolster our appreciation of our struggles, but also can connect us with the struggles of all workers today.

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Today's familiar hour workweek took a culmination of events, including deadly accidents and sit-in strikes, to become standard practice in the U.S. Insix workers walked out of Grunwick Film Processing Laboratory in Willesden and ignited an historic two-year dispute which united thousands to demand better rights for poorly treated workers.

August 20 marked the 40th anniversary of the Grunwick Strike, and Grunwick 40 was set up to commemorate this vital moment. The events of Labor, Recreation, and Rest: The Movement for the Eight-Hour Day. In the wake of the American Revolution, Philadelphia carpenters organized the first strike for a shorter, ten-hour workday.

This strike began the American working class’ long struggle to reduce their work hours from the twelve-hour agricultural norm of sun up to sun down. In. With Tom Burke, Holliday Grainger, Kerr Logan, Killian Scott.

War veteran turned private detective Cormoran Strike solves brutal murders /10(K). In Glasgow, the trade union-led Clyde Workers’ Committee (CWC) wanted to help create jobs for returning soldiers by reducing the average working week for those already in employment from 54 to 40 hours.

They called for a “40 hours strike” and went to Glasgow City Chambers to present their case to the Lord Provost on Wednesday 29 January By the early s, nearly two million children were working in the United States.

From the coal mines of Pennsylvania to the cotton mills of New England, children worked long hours every day under stunningly inhumane conditions.

After years and years of oppression, children began to organize and make demands for better wages, fairer housing costs, and safer working 4/5(5).