Adamson Act

закон Адамсона
Принят 2 сентября 1916. Установил 8-часовой рабочий день для железнодорожников. Был принят как чрезвычайная мера под угрозой всеобщей забастовки. Вызвал противодействие со стороны владельцев железных дорог, считавших, что закон вынуждает их поднять тарифы

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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