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$6 and less actual earnings Average weekly earnings branches Broadway busy season calendar year 1913 copyists current payroll department stores designers Division Street dull season employed in millinery employers estab Factory Investigating Commission facts Fifth Avenue firms footnote forewoman girls grade hats hours and less included industry interviewed at home irregular labor learners less than $10 lishments living wage lower East Side makers Manhattan maximum force median earnings median wage ment milliners millinery shops millinery trade millinery workers interviewed minimum wage workers nery number of employes number of weeks occupations period of employment piece workers ployed rates of wages records reported retail shops retail-wholesale secured SHOWN BY CURRENT shows slack season statistics Table tion Trade School trimmer trimming wage board wage rates wage-earners week workers employed weekly wage weeks and less wholesale establishment wholesale millinery establishments wholesale shops women employed York City York State Factory
Page 181 - a careful investigation and after such public hearings as it finds necessary, endeavor to determine the amount of the living wage, whether by time rate or piece rate, suitable for a female employe of ordinary ability in
Page 262 - per week of 48 hours. APPRENTICES AND IMPROVERS "Apprentice" means any person under twenty-one years of age bound by indentures of apprenticeship, or any person over twenty-one years of age, who, with the sanction of the Minister, is bound by indentures of apprenticeship. (Act 2386, Section 5.)
Page 181 - of ordinary ability in such occupation or any or all of the branches thereof, and also suitable minimum wages for learners and apprentices and for minors below the age of eighteen years. In determining such living wage the board may take into consideration the financial condition of the industry and distribute any advance in wages that may be found necessary, to take effect at specified
Page 179 - After careful deliberation and study of the results of its investigation and the testimony taken, the Commission has come to the conclusion that the State is justified in protecting the under-paid women workers and minors in the interest of the State and society.
Page 179 - of the State and society. It finds that there are thousands of women and minors employed in the industries throughout the State of New York who are receiving too low a wage adequately to maintain them in health and decent comfort. The Commission
Page 168 - to protect the health, morals and welfare of women and minors employed in industry by establishing a wage commission and providing for the determination of living wages for women and
Page 262 - Improver" means any person (other than an apprentice) who does not receive a piece-work price or a wages rate fixed by any Special Board for persons other than apprentices or improvers, and who is not over twenty-one years of age, or who being over twenty-one years of age holds a licence from the Minister to be paid as an improver.
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Page 179 - this injuriously affects the lives and health of these underpaid workers, and that it is opposed to the best interests and welfare of the people of the State. In order to remedy this evil, the commission recommends
Page 262 - Board for persons other than apprentices or improvers, and who is not over twenty-one years of age, or who being over twenty-one years of age holds a licence from the Minister to be paid as an improver. (Act 2386, Section 5.) 3. That— (a) The lowest rates which may be paid to an apprentice or an improver; and