Beginning on Monday, August 13, and on succeeding days various units of the U. S. Steel Corporation and other steel mills changed from the two-shift (twelve-hour day) system to the three-shift (eight-hour day) system. In this way was carried out the promise of Elbert H. Gary, President of the Iron and Steel Institute, that the abolition of the two-shift system would " now " begin. The first changes following Mr. Gary's promise took place in the vicinity of Chicago, at Gary (Ind.), South Chicago...

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