Washington Eight Hour Law, Initiative 13 (1914)

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An Eight Hour Law, Initiative 13 ballot proposition was on the November 3, 1914 statewide ballot in the State of Washington as an Initiative to the People, where it was defeated.

Election results

Initiative 13
Defeatedd No212,93564.17%
Yes 118,881 35.83%

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Initiative 13 was filed on February 10, 1914.

Text on the Ballot

An act prohibiting employers form requiring or permitting employees to work more than eight hours in any day of twenty-four hours, except in agricultural labor and cases of emergency; providing for extra cempensation for over-time; and fixing a penalty for the violation thereof.

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