New Factories

silvia vidal

created new labor system

* factory owners wanted to use their new machines constantly. so,workers were forced to work in shifts to keep the machines producing at a steady rate.

workers came from rural areas

* they were used to periods of hectic work ,followed by periods of inactivity. early factory owners therefore had to created a system of work dicipline

Work discipline

*the owners therefore had to created a system of work discipline in which employees became used to working regular hours and doing the same work over and over.

example:

adult workers were fined for being late and were dismissed for serious misconduct,especially for being drunk.

child workers were often beaten.