Gerald G. Eggert

Gerald G. Eggert

Gerald G. Eggert is professor emeritus of American history at Penn State University.

Steelmasters and Labor Reform, 1886-1923

Gerald G. Eggert provides a fascinating inside view of top steel officials arguing their positions on various labor reforms—stock purchase plans, employer liability, employee representation, and elimination of the twelve-hour shift and seven-day work week, during the late eighteen and early nineteenth century.