Sweatshop Strife

Class, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Jewish Labour Movement of Toronto, 1900-1939 (Social History of Canada) by Ruth A. Frager

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 300 Downloads: 753
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Subjects:

  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Trade unions,
  • Women in the labor movement,
  • Labor movement,
  • History Of Jews,
  • Labor Unions,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Toronto,
  • History: World,
  • Ontario,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • History,
  • Jewish labor unions
  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7873422M
    ISBN 100802059686
    ISBN 109780802059680

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Sweatshop (or sweat factory) is a term for a workplace with very poor, socially unacceptable or illegal working conditions. The work may be difficult, dangerous, climatically challenging or underpaid.

Workers in sweatshops may work long hours with low pay, regardless of laws mandating overtime pay or a minimum wage; child labor laws may also be violated. Arguing that the sweatshop is as American as apple pie, Laura Hapke surveys over a century and a half of the language, verbal and pictorial, in which the sweatshop has been imagined and its stories told.

Not seeking a formal definition of the sort that policymakers are concerned with, nor intending to provide a strict historical chronology, this unique book shows, rather, how the "real.

Some sweatshop workers are paid as little as one cent per hour, but even worse than the pay are the horrific conditions. In fact, working conditions for 80 percent of sweatshop workers violate both local and international labor laws.

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