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Books that Shaped Work in America


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In honor of its Centennial in 2013, DOL, in partnership with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, developed a list of Books that Shaped Work in America. To get started, we asked members of the DOL family, as well as many other esteemed individuals, for suggestions. That includes you! Suggest a book to add to the list.


Press Coverage Highlights:,, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, New York Times, Newsweek, NPR Weekend Edition, San Francisco Chronicle (originally ran in Houston Chronicle), The Baltimore Sun, Wall Street Journal, Lakeland (Fla.) Ledger, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, San Diego Union Tribune,, Orange County Register

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