If an unskilled female worker wanted equal pay for her work in the textile industry, which group would be the most likely to her cause?
the federal government
the american federation of labor
the knights of labor
the owner of the factory where she works
a. the federal goverment
the purpose of minimum wage laws is to stop employers from exploiting desperate workers. the minimum wage should provide enough income to afford a living wage. that is the amount needed to provide enough food, clothing, and shelter.
answer: it will be c. the knights of labor.
explanation: "knights of labor. knights of labor (kol), the first important national labour organization in the united states, founded in 1869. named the noble order of the knights of labor by its first leader, uriah smith stephens, it originated as a secret organization meant to protect its members from employer retaliations." -wikipedia