Ohio restricts hours for women workers

The Ohio legislature passed the first labor laws in the country that protected women workers by limiting their hours to a maximum of ten per day. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 339.
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