The rich factory owners had just earned so much money from profits that they couldn't help but to show it off in their newly renovated office space with AC and plenty of sunlight. Can't have them wasting away!
However, in the hot and humid basement, the poor family's blind son had just tried to sit somewhere and get some rest not to realize the place he was about to sit was the burning fireplace. The parents weren't able to save their dying child in front of their other children. A tragic work day indeed.
Once the fathers returned home to their flat on the highest floor from work, at 4pm every weekday, they shared a laugh with their daughter debating about how much money they could spend. They did not dare talk about the extra paperwork they brought home to finish up! After all, they were far to busy with the leasures of life to worry about a that poor, poor family.