The first Monday of September is an appropriate time for career reflection. This is the day we honor the struggles of earlier generations to secure basic human rights on the job, such as rest breaks, safe workplaces and the national model of a 40-hour workweek.
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Amy Lindgren owns Prototype Career Service, a career consulting firm in St. Paul, Minn. She can be reached at email@example.com or at 626 Armstrong Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102.