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thank miners for an 8 hour work day

April 1, 2009

today … mark[s] the day in 1898 when the first UMWA contract containing an eight-hour work day took effect… if you are fortunate enough to have a 40-hour work week, thank the UMWA, which helped lead the fight for it in this country.

via Blogs @ The Charleston Gazette – » Today’s other holiday.

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