Five Fun Financial Facts:
Labor Day - #2 of 5

Five Fun Financial Facts: <br>Labor Day - #2 of 5
August 20, 2025

Until the Adamson Act of 1916 first established the eight-hour work day, Americans worked twelve-hour days, seven days a week.



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Carla | 08.26.16 @ 15:12
I cannot imagine not having at least a day or two off a month.
Brittany | 08.26.16 @ 15:19
I didn't know that people worked 12 hrs prior... Interesting tidbit of info.
irene | 08.26.16 @ 15:27
Wow can't imagine having to work 12 hour days with no time off on weekends
Daniel | 08.26.16 @ 15:40
Lots of great history in here for what many only view as a day off
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