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23 Notre Dame L. 561 (1947-1948)


A fair and just discussion of the Taft-Hartley Act is impossible without a fair determination of the purpose for which it was enacted. The Act itself explains that its purpose is to protect by legal procedures the rights of employees, employers, and the public concerning labor disputes affecting commerce. But to understand fully the basic purpose for this or another law applicable to labor-management relations, we must examine the justification for government activity in the economic sphere.


Reprinted with permission of Notre Dame Law Review (previously Notre Dame Lawyer).


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