The Use of Injunctions in Labor Disputes

Archive Report

The public interest created by the national conference on injunctions, called by the Executive Council of the American Federation of Labor to meet February 7, will be further stimulated by the congressional hearings on the Shipstead-LaGuardia federal anti-injunction bill, which are scheduled to follow immediately thereafter. A vote on this measure before the close of the present session has been promised by the regular Republican leadership to the Senate progressives as a part of the price to be paid for their coöperation in organizing the Senate at the outset of the Seventieth Congress.

State anti-injunction bills, drafted by state federations of labor, are being pressed at the same time before the legislatures of New York and Massachusetts. In New Jersey trade union organizations are engaged ...

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