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WLB in history

Empowered 16/07/2024

WLB in history

 

  • Nineteenth century to first half of the twentieth century: workers and labour unions campaigned for a cap on the maximum working hours
  • First half to mid-twentieth century: laws and regulations regarding the prohibition of child labour, setting of minimum hourly wage and maximum work per week
  • Mid to end of the twentieth century: the emergence of scientifical research and theoretical currents in the field of WLB
  • End of the twentieth century to present: recognition of WLB as a major issue for employers and employees