By Sheila Blackburn
The nature of sweating and the origins of low pay laws are of primary social, financial and ethical significance. even if tough to outline, sweating, in accordance with a decide upon committee validated to enquire the difficulty, was once characterized via lengthy hours, negative operating stipulations and exceptionally via low pay. via the start of the 20 th century the govt envisioned that as much as a 3rd of the British group will be classed as sweated labour, and for the 1st time in a century started to take into consideration introducing laws to deal with the problem.
Whilst historians have written a lot on unemployment, poverty aid and different such comparable social and commercial concerns, particularly little paintings has been performed at the motives, quantity and personality of sweated labour. That paintings which has been performed has tended to target the tailoring trades in London and Leeds, and fails to provide a wide review of the phenomenon and the way it constructed and adjusted over time.
In distinction, this quantity adopts a large nationwide and long-run strategy, supplying a extra holistic knowing of the topic. Rejecting the argument that sweating was once simply a London or gender similar challenge, it paints an image of a frequent and continually moving development of sweated labour around the nation, that was once to ultimately convince the govt. to introduce laws within the type of the 1909 Trades Board Act. It used to be this act, meant to strive against sweated labour, which was once to shape the cornerstone of low pay laws, and the barrier to the advent of a minimal salary, for the following ninety years.
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A Fair Day’s Wage for a Fair Day’s Work?: Sweated Labour and the Origins of Minimum Wage Legislation in Britain (Studies in Labour History) by Sheila Blackburn