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THE HARDSHIPS OF LONDON TAILORS.

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THE HARDSHIPS OF LONDON TAILORS. REMARKABLE DISCLOSURES. A large meeting of East End tailors, mostly foreign Jews, was held at Whitechapel, London, on Saturday evening,and during tiie proceedings some remarkable disclosures were made as to the hardships under which this class of the community have to perform their work.âMr. Lakeman, inspector of factories, presided, and said it might appear strange that he should take the chair, but, he looked upon himself as a put)lie servant having a public dutyto perform. How these tailors lived in the conditions in which 1 oey were placed he knew not, and until some great, upheaval took place to rescue them from the bondage in whicilthey were pliced lie feared the end would be bad to a great, many of them. If the custom of the trade" was that they should work fourteen hours per day, then it was a bad one, and they should demand that their hours of labour should be regulated according to those in other trades. There was a law for girls in the trade, but the inspectors could not say one word for the men. They must, therefore, combine. Mr. Lakeman stated that many of the rooms lie had entered registered' over 90 degrees, and he read a letter which stated that there were 23 foreign Jews working in one shoo. The fire stoves were enough to choke anyone. In the daytime it made them all ill, working for weeks from seven o'clock in the morning until one o'clock next nJorning. It was shocking to see the sight in those places.âOther speakers bore witness to the long hours and unsanitary condition to which the men were subjected. A suggestion of trades unionism was condemned, but it was re- solved to invite members of the trade to join a society which has recently been established, and. when sufficiently organised, to approach the mas- ters to see if some reform in the hours of labour and surroundings could be effected. It was ad- mitted that the masters also had grievances, and tiiat thorough reform was necessary.

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