Name: A further Act of 1853 set similar limits on the hours within which •••••••• might work.
A further Act of 1853 set similar limits on the hours within which •••••••• might work.
day Children (ages 14–18) must not work more than 12 hours a day with an hour lunch break.
factories The Act followed the recommendations of the Commission by setting a limit of 56 ⁄ hours on the hours worked per week by women and young persons in textile factories, 60 hours in non-textile factories and workshops (except domestic workshops, where there was no restriction on the working hours of women), but allowing greater flexibility on how those hours were worked for non-textile factories and workshops.
hours The work week was extended from 58 hours to 60 hours.