TIL that the movie “9 to 5” was based on a real-life labor movement started by Boston secretaries in the 1970s. The organization is still in operation today.

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Member when you only had to work 9-5. Now it’s 8-5 (or equivalent) because of unpaid lunch time


They were and still are Local 925.


It is my belief that that movie was made by someone who had a fantasy about getting tied up by Dolly Parton.


Yeah, I used to have a “9 to 5” t-shirt from that group.


We need another movie about changing standard labor hours