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Industrial commission of Wisconsin report on pea canneries, season of 1913 : hours of labor of female employes [employees]

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Industrial commission of Wisconsin report on pea canneries, season of 1913 : hours of labor of female employes [employees]
Madison, Wisconsin: The Commission, [1913]
36 p. : map ; 23 cm.

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[Title page] Industrial commission of Wisconsin report on pea canneries, season of 1913: hours of labor of female employes [employees], p. [1]

[Frontispiece] Pea canning industry in Wisconsin showing location of plants, p. [2]

Report on pea canneries, pp. [3]-4

Study made by the United States Bureau of Labor, p. 4

Purpose of this investigation, pp. 4-5

Present regulations, pp. 5-10

Average hours of work, p. 10

Hours per week, p. 10

Time of beginning and ending work, pp. 10-13

Arrangements of shifts, pp. 13-14

Sunday work, pp. 14-15

Meal hours, p. 15

Occupations of women, pp. 15-16

Wages, pp. 16-17

Payment for overtime work, p. 18

Labor supply, p. 18

Equipment of factories, pp. 19-20

Labor saving devices, p. 20

Means of keeping peas, pp. 20-21

Vining stations, p. 21

Relation between planting time and harvesting, pp. 21-22

Relation between acres planted and cases packed, pp. 22-23

Planting for seed, p. 23

Safety and sanitation, p. 23

Child labor, p. 23

Violations of women's hour law, pp. 23-25

Summary, pp. 25-29

Regulations in other states, pp. 29-31

Table no. IV. Showing the hours worked throughout the 1913 season by a female employe, p. 32

Table no. V. Showing the actual hours worked by an individual femal employe, p. 33

Table no. VI. Showing the hours worked by the female employes of a Wisconsin pea cannery. Note that the modal or most common hours worked vary from 2 1/2 to 20 hours per day, pp. 34-35

Table no. VII. Showing the hours worked by female employes in a Wisconsin pea cannery in same locality as plant showin in table vi, pp. 36 ff.


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