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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)

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June 6, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The White House is hoping the campaign of aggression will cause Canada and Mexico to cave as talks to renegotiate the 25-year-old NAFTA agreement are plagued by standoffs and delays. But instead, the moves could backfire as Canada and Mexico retaliate with their own tariffs, leading to a stalemate that would result in Trump pulling out of NAFTA altogether… Even by the most optimistic calculations, only a few weeks remain before a window closes for lawmakers to consider a deal this year. A complicated timeline of events must take place to get the deal through Congress. In addition, the Mexican presidential elections are about a month away, leaving the current administration there with little wiggle room to make big concessions. And now both Canada and Mexico may be in no mood to deal… Politico
 
 
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