Business: Shorter Hours

The completion of the first year since the twelve-hour day was "abolished" in the steel mills brought forth last week a number of surveys of the results. The conclusions arrived at, although different, of course, for different companies and localities, were roughly these:

1) That the twelve-hour day in the steel industry has almost completely disappeared.

2) That there are still a great many men, however, who work more than eight hours.

3) That the seven-day week is just as common as formerly, if not more so, especially where the eight-hour day has replaced the twelve-hour day. However, in most cases, the men are...

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