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Norris-LaGuardia Act (1932)

The Norris-LaGuardia Act (1932) is a law which marked the beginning to the era of strong encouragement of unions and guaranteed to each employee the right to bargain collectively “free from interference, restraint, or coercion. It declared yellow dog contracts unenforceable. And it limited the courts’ abilities to issue injunctions (stop orders) for activities such as peaceful picketing and payment of strike benefits.

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