Today in Labor History – October 15th

today labor history october 15th

President Woodrow Wilson signed the Clayton Antitrust Act,  often referred to as “Labor’s Magna Carta”, establishing that unions are not “conspiracies” under the law. It for the first time freed unions to strike, picket and boycott employers. In the years that followed, however, numerous state measures and negative court interpretations weakened the law. – 1914

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