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Some problems of wages and their regulation in Great Britain since 1918

Allan G. B. Fisher

Some problems of wages and their regulation in Great Britain since 1918

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Published by P. S. King in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Wages -- Great Britain.,
    • Minimum wage -- Great Britain.,
    • Arbitration, Industrial -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 273-276.

      Statementby Alan G. B. Fisher.
      SeriesStudies in economics and political science, no. 83 in the series of monographs by writers connected with the London School of Economics and Political Science
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5017 .F5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 281 p.
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6693561M
      LC Control Number26017646
      OCLC/WorldCa3691804


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The trade boards became ‘wages councils’. At this point, approximately one in four of all workers were covered by statutory regulation.

These first minimum wages in Britain had emerged after a long period of activism in protest against the ‘sweating’ of labour, especially among women. When the war ended, most VADs left the service though a few of the most adventurous went away to other wars.

They went home to a world in which men were scarce. It was as much the huge loss of hundreds of thousands of young men in France, Belgium and Great Britain, not to speak of Russia and of course Germany. Clothing (men's) manufacturing - Wages, to Tells wages for the years to, and The wage data for this bulletin are from establishments engaged in making men’s outer garments—coats, pants, vests, and over-coats—for the trade, or what is commonly known as men’s ready-made : Marie Concannon.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fisher, Allan G.B. (Allan George Barnard), Some problems of wages and their regulation in Great Britain since Arranged by occupation and then by city and year, this source shows wages and hours for union bricklayers, building laborers, carpenters, cement finishers, inside granite cutters, hod carriers, inside wiremen, painters, plasterers, plumbers, sheet-metal workers, stonecutters and structural iron workers.

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