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WHAT OHIO) IS DOING ABOUT LOW WAGES
Gov. Cox, of Ohio, has had "introduced irt the Ohio legislature a bill
which djrects;every person, partriershiip or corporation pperatipg any mer
cantile establishment: in Ohio and employing five or more womep, to report
the following 'facts to the state factory inspector within 30 days:"
Total number of female employes and number of such employes
under 18. 1 , tt
Average weekly wage paid employes under 18- -
Different classes of employment 'in which such females are, engaged
and number engaged: in each class.
Number of hours a day females' over 18 are employed.
Number of hours a day females under 18 are 'employed.
' Any other information that may be required by the inspector.
The bill also provides that any employer who fails or neglects to furnish
jJLsuch information -shall be guilty of a misdeme'anor, and upon -conviction,
shall be fined from $25 to $50 aday for each day he" continues to fail '
to make the repprt. And that any employer who makes a' false report shall
be fined $50. ' .
Gov. Cox is thoroughly aroused over the revelations of the Illinois
white slave commissions.' He calls upon the Ohio legislature to. act on his
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