Thursday, January 05, 2006

Hard to A-Ford

MSN Encarta - On This Day in History reports:

"1914: Henry Ford establishes a minimum wage of $5 per eight-hour day in his automobile factories."

And today in its latest bargaining session with the UAW, Ford tried to instate a new wage honoring founder Henry...of $5 per day. But then they remembered they wanted workers on the line longer than 8 hours and changed their minds.


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