Business: U.S. Injunction Against Stevens?

NLRB threatens the "No. 1 labor-law outlaw"

Organized labor views J.P. Stevens & Co., the nation's second biggest textile company, as the key to organizing the booming Sunbelt—precisely because it is, in the eyes of the AFL-CIO, the nation's "No. 1 labor-law outlaw." If this most antiunion of all companies can be organized, the theory goes, so can any other firm in the sparsely unionized South or anywhere else in the U.S. Accordingly, unions have called for a nationwide boycott of Stevens' goods, and sought and won several court convictions of the company for unfair labor practices—all to no avail. Not one...

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