Colorado Eight Hour Workday for Underground Workers, Measure 19 (1912)

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Colorado Measure 19 (1912) was a measure creating an 8 hour law for work in underground mines, smelters, mills, and coke ovens. It passed.

The measure was one of twenty-two on the Colorado ballot in 1912, the first year that Direct democracy measures were enabled in the state. Fourteen of the 22 measures failed, and eight passed.

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