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New employees were given fixed daily wages while experienced workers per piece of cloth. They worked 73 hours per week, 5.00a.m-7.00p.m daily (Greenlees, 165).
Each room had two male overseers and eighty women. Machines were noisy, windows were always shut to maintain best environment for threadwork. The thread particles in the air were a health risk. Doffers worked fifteen minutes every hour, replacing full bobbins with empty ones and the overseer would sometimes allow them to read, knit or go outside to play. Boarding houses where textile workers lived were near the mills, with a 10:00 pm curfew, and no men allowed in. they were overcrowded with 25 per house, up to 6 per bedroom.
They were expected to show high moral standards and attend church service. In 1836 when it was announced that the wages would be reduced, workers went on strike. The strike was not fruitful and the firm did not hear their pleas. The workers gave up and went back to their work at reduced wages. Lowell Female Labor Reform Association was later formed to push for the workers’
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