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Labor Law History: The Creation of the Modern Workplace

This episode of The Hearth shares the labor laws timeline from the 1800s & 1900s to now, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), National Labor Relations Act, the introduction of the minimum wage and the end of child labor.

This episode is part two of how today’s modern world of work came to be.

In part one, Episode 9, we explored the transition from the Roman Empire through to Feudalism, the development of Capitalism, and the industrialization of work.