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Norris-La Guardia Act helps legitimize labor unions

Picture caption: Political cartoon entitled: “The First Job for the New Engineer.”

Source: Hutton in the Marshall (TX) Messenger

In 1932, the Norris-La Guardia Act was the first in a series of laws that gave labor unions legitimacy.  The Act outlawed yellow dog contracts and other means that were employed to bring workers to their knees.

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