HL Deb 05 August 1875 vol 226 c546

Bill read 3a (according to order), with the Amendments.


moved to insert, after Clause 11, the following clause, which had been proposed by the noble Earl (the Earl of Rosebery):— (Set off in case of factory workers.) In the case of a child, young person, or woman subject to the provisions of the Factory Acts, 1833 to 1874, any forfeiture on the ground of absence or leaving work shall not be deducted from or set off against a claim for wages or other sum due for work done before such absence or leaving work, except to the amount of the damage (if any) which the employer may have sustained by reason of such absence or leaving work.

Clause agreed to, and added to the Bill.

Further Amendments made; Bill and sent to the Commons.