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Adamson Railway Labor Act

The Adamson Railway Labor Act of 1916 was passed to avert a railroad strike. It provided the same pay for an 8 hour day as previously had been paid for a 10 hour day, and provided time and a half for overtime. The president was permitted to nationalize railroads in times of emergency. This was done in World War I.



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Adamson Railway Labor Act

... avert a railroad strike. It provided the same pay for an 8 hour day as previously had been paid for a 10 hour day, and provided time and a half for overtime. Th ...