Today in Labor History – October 15th

Woodrow Wilson

[bctt tweet=”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.” username=”VoicesOfLabor”] 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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