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 100 Years Ago: Ford Introduced the $5 Work Day

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​DEARBORN - If the development of the moving assembly line was Henry Ford’s claim to fame in eyes of industrialists, manufacturers and business men, then establishing the $5 per day wage was his way of guaranteeing its success. On Jan. 5, 1914, Ford made the announcement that changed manufacturing and society forever. 
 
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1/6/2014 12:00 AM