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
English | Dec. 28, 2007 | ISBN: 0754632644 | 249 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
The nature of sweating and the origins of low pay legislation are of fundamental social, economic and moral importance. Although difficult to define, sweating, according to a select committee established to investigate the issue, was characterised by long hours, poor working conditions and above all by low pay.