Workers were working in harsh conditions for mass production of goods, with no people stopping them, industry owners pushed the workers into unsafe conditions for money.
Protestors of St. Peter's
Better work conditions!
Children are free labour. Although the living conditions of the children were extremely horrid, they weren’t alone, all the dangers that may affect the workers were little concern to the factory owners,
Investigations of the Industries
Members of the English society were extremely outraged when they have heard of the conditions of their loved ones. But the industries keep on doing what they do.
Parliament Passes Protection
No More Dangers!
Protestors were gathered around St. Peter’s Field, in Manchester. They formed peacefully as an act demanding workers’ rights. The calvary charged into a crowd of around 60,000 to 80,000, killing 15, injuring 700.
As the Sadlercommittee continues to investigate the working conditions in these awful industries, factory acts will appear soon. Ensuring the safety of workers.
Search the horrible industries!
The Parliament passes the factory act, which states that children under nine year of age are not able to work in factories, and other rights protecting their safety.