The Sweating Commission.
[per press association.]
WeiJilNgton, April 16. The Sweating Commission —Mr Fulton (chairman), and Messrs Blair and Fisher, local members—began this morning in the Parliamentary buildings. The principal witness was Mr Robinson, Secretary of the Early Closing Association. He said that several trades, notably the ironmongers, kept good hours, but the drapers and grocers did not. The Mayor was about to head a deputation to the more important shopkeepers, asking them to come tosome arrangement as to the hour of closing to be observed. Mr Robinson gave it as his opinion that good wages were paid by the drapers in Wellington,
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The Sweating Commission., Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 3402, 16 April 1890
The Sweating Commission. Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 3402, 16 April 1890
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