Sunday, August 15, 2004

Adair V. The United States

(1908), case in which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld �yellow dog� contracts forbidding workers from joining labour unions. William Adair of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad fired O.B. Coppage for belonging to a labour union, an action in direct violation of the Erdman Act of 1898, which prohibited railroads engaged in interstate commerce from requiring workers to refrain


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