Raushenbush, Elizabeth Brandeis

American economist specializing in labor legislation

Elizabeth Brandeis Raushenbush became an expert on labor legislation in the United States and one of its strongest defenders. Raushenbush defended the constitutionality of protective legislation as the most effective way to ensure wage and hours standards for working men and women, to regulate child labor, and to protect the well-being of the injured and unemployed. (Source: Jewish Women's Archive)

April 25, 1896
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