Olden Days Hellertown 1918

Olden Days, 1918: Hellertown Hotelier Handed Labor Law Violation

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In 1918, women in the U.S. did not yet have the right to vote. However, they had other protected rights, as evidenced by a newspaper article from Aug. 31, 1918 about a Hellertown hotel owner who was fined for requiring his female employees to “work more than six days a week.”