Labor Law: Enforcing One Injunction, at Least

"The defendant union, powerful though it may be, is nevertheless insufficiently powerful to disdain with impunity the law and the court. Ironic indeed is the fact that this basic lesson in elementary civics must be taught anew to, of all pupils, the very persons to whom we daily entrust our offspring for training and development as the leaders of tomorrow." So wrote New York Supreme Court Justice Emilio Nunez last week as he ruled against the United Federation of Teachers for ignoring a court injunction and striking New York City's public schools. U.F.T. President Albert Shanker was given a...

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