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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 78



Rate paid.—1s. 6½d. per dozen.

Remarks.—For sixteen hours per day worker earns 12s. a week. In New Zealand there are fifty shirt-making factories, employing forty-nine males and 697 females. Women over twenty years of age earn from 15s. to £2 per week of forty-five hours, and man from £1 5s. to £4 per week. A great deal of this work is done on piecework. Girls from seventeen to twenty earn from 8s. 6d. to £1 8s. per week, and over twenty 12s. to £2 4s. per week.