Our view: Workplaces change, but labor makes the world go ’round

A salute to workers on Labor Day.

When Labor Day was born in 1883, the holiday was a big deal for workers. And that was an America rife with large factories and their assembly lines. In ways we can hardly imagine, industrialists including Henry Ford and Thomas Edison introduced innovations and new techniques that transformed an essentially agrarian society into an urban one.

Source: The Daily Astorian