Eight-Hour Law. hearings before the United States Senate Committee on Education and Labor, Sixty-Second Congress, second session, on Jan. 23, 1912

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Summary: This Federal law addresses the transportation of animals, including those raised for food or in food production, across state lines. The statute provides that animals cannot be transported by "rail carrier, express carrier or common carrier" (except by air or water) for more than 28 consecutive hours without being unloaded for five hours for rest, water and food.

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the eight-hour law in New Zealand (Factories Act, articles 18 and 19) has regulated the hours of labor as follows: Adult men, maxi-mum per week 48 hours, per day 8 J hours; women, maximum per week 45 hours, per day 8i hours.

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The movement achieved such influence that an eight-hour-day law was enacted in the state of Illinois by governor Richard Oglesby, a Radical Republican and friend of Lincoln, in March ofto.

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Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Despite no longer making much sense, the 8-hour work day remains the defacto standard for corporate America.

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