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Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.

 

 

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Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

On October 15, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act establishing that unions are not "conspiracies" under the law.

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Why picket lines matter

I spent so much time on picket lines as a kid that when I thought my dad's rules were too strict, I would run to build a sign on a stick and try to talk the neighbor kids into marching around the house with me.