Law: Hours of Labor

Pending an appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court, the twelve-hour day is said to be practically eliminated from the railroads of the country as a result of a decision just handed down in Chicago by the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals of the Seventh Circuit in a test case brought by the Government against Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. The case was brought on the complaint of the yardmasters that the twelve-hour day for yardmasters was contrary to the Hours of Service Act limiting the hours of railroad employes...

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