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Oct. 16, 1859
Pres. Woodrow Wilson signs 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 .

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Updated: Oct. 16 (16:05)

Hope NOT Hand Cuffs
RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
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Another Sad Day for American Labor
Updated On: Oct 14, 2011

Oct. 14, 2011 | In the streets there are millions of voices demanding an economy for U.S. workers and what does Congress do? It votes against The American Jobs Act. Why pass more glorified offshore outsourcing and corporate tax haven deals under the guise of NAFTA-like trade agreements? As predicted, already the South Korean press is saying this bad trade deal will allow them to flood the U.S. market with cheap autos and parts. Read more at EconomicPopulist.org   Related: "It is a shameful day when the U.S. Congress votes against its own people." General President Hoffa's official statement on the free trade agreements.


 
 
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