Last quote by Nelson Lichtenstein
For nearly 200 years workers, organized or not, sought to limit the workday. In the 19th century, even enslaved persons 'negotiated' with masters for time off.feedback
May 03 2017
Nelson Lichtenstein has most recently been quoted in an article called A brief history of the 8-hour workday, which changed how Americans work. Nelson Lichtenstein said, “Contract workers work 100 hours per week with no overtime. Today, the eight-hour day is falling apart from both ends.”. Nelson Lichtenstein has been quoted a grand total of 4 times in 3 articles.
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Quotes by Nelson Lichtenstein
May 03 2017
Contract workers work 100 hours per week with no overtime. Today, the eight-hour day is falling apart from both ends.feedback
Apr 22 2017
I would say that part of the reason for the political turmoil we're in right now is that for many, many people in the white working class, the sense of predictability has fled from their lives, and Wal-Mart and other competitors who follow the 'Wal-Mart model' are responsible for that.feedback
Apr 11 2017
We want a different Walmart, and a different retail sector in general. I think in that sense that capitalism changes, but it doesn't change automatically. People make it change. That's been true for 200 years in the United States, and I think it will be true in the future as well.feedback
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