National Affairs: The New Labor Rules

If the President signed the new labor bill, or if Congress passed it over his veto, the U.S. would have the first set of new labor rules in a decade. What would they be like?

The bill was now being put together by a ten-man Senate-House conference committee, which was combining the Senate's Taft bill with the House's Hartley bill. The two measures attacked many similar points which would almost certainly appear in the final draft. If enacted, the nation's new labor law would:

¶Ban the closed shop, but permit the union shop* if a majority of the...

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