Restrictions on the Right to Strike

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Great Increase of Strike Activity in 1937

Strikes in the United States during the first half of 1937, coincident with the intensive organizing campaigns of the Committee for Industrial Organization, reflected a degree of labor unrest unequalled since the period of the World War and the immediately following years. For the first quarter of 1937 the Bureau of Labor Statistics recorded nearly 1,000 strikes, or almost half as many as occurred in the whole year 1936. By far the largest proportion of these controversies began in ...

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