iOS app Android app

Eight Hour Day

Arthur Delaney

Why Isn't Every Monday Like Labor Day?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

For nearly two years, Tom Allen clocked into his job at a defense hardware plant in Lansing, Mich. in the afternoon to start a 12-hour shift, usually ...

GOP Forcibly Making Working Families Flexible

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The GOP forced flexibility act is part of a list of proposals House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) calls "Making Life Work." That's right, Republicans intend to make life nothing but work. No eight hours for sleep. No eight hours for anything you will. Just work, Gumby, just work.

May Day: From the Haymarket Massacre to the Occupy Movement

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Lawrence Wittner

Many people might be surprised to learn that the May Day celebrations that occurred around the world in 2012 were born more than a century ago out of a struggle by American workers for the eight-hour day.

Organize Your Work Days By Theme

SavvySugar | Posted 11.15.2011 | Women

I really don't know how Jack Dorsey does it. He's currently managing two fast-growing tech companies -- Twitter and Square. He apparently spends eight...

How Ted Kennedy Countered Town Hall Goon Squads

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

There's a simple solution to these Republican astro-turf goon squads that are currently disrupting Democratic town hall meetings on health care. Do what Kennedy did.