STEEL: Twelve Hours and Why

Steel directors unanimously declare that steel workmen shall work 12 hours per day. The morality of the steel business becomes at once a subject for salon, schoolroom and soap box debate.

Three years ago was published the report of the Interchurch World Movement condemning the steel business as unchristian, particularly in respect of the 12-hour day. The 12-hour day, it said, injured health and ruined home life.

One year ago the President asked the steel directors to investigate. They did. Last week their committee reported that the 12-hour day was in no...

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