The Review Volume 9

The Review Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...somewhat conflicting the logical, legal principles applied by the courts of Massachusetts have in the main been pretty generally followed. Whenever a strike case is in due course presented to the courts in Massachusetts for their consideration, after due notice to the parties involved or their representatives, the court having jurisdiction inquires first: What is the purpose of the strike? Is it for a lawful or unlawful purpose? If it be found to be for an unlawful purpose the court will issue its mandate restraining the parties involved, their agents and servants from carrying out such a purpose by any means whatsoever. If, however, the object of the strike be found to be a lawful one, such for instance as an increase in wages or shorter hours, the court will simply inquire into the means used for furthering such strike, and if the court finds that illegal means are used, the court will enjoin the further use of such means by the combination. If such a strike is conducted by lawful means the court will not interfere. Adopting this logical method the courts of Massachusetts have passed specifically upon a number of situations, and have in certain instances pronounced a strike to be for a justifiable cause and have labeled other strikes as unjustifiable. Some instances in which such combinations were found to be for an unjustifiable end, hence an unlawful purpose, are: First. To secure a monopoly of a trade or calling; Second. To create or maintain a closed shop; Third. To engage in a sympathetic strike or boycott; Fourth. To procure the discharge of a workman because he does not belong to an organization; Fifth. To induce the violation of a contract on the pan of a third person; Sixth. To force upon the employer rules for arbitration made wholly...
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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236574168
  • 9781236574169