Commonwealth vs. Hamilton Manufacturing Company

August 2017
Commonwealth vs. Hamilton Manufacturing Company;8/1/2017, p383
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Provides information on the lawsuit filed against the Hamilton Manufacturing Co. by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Complaint against the Lowell, Massachusetts firm for having a woman work in its factory for more than 60 hours a week; The relevant statute; Arguments of the plaintiff and the defendant; More information.


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