• Creator
  • Rose, Frank M.
  • Created Date
  • 1938
  • Description
  • This booklet, a reprinting of "Initiative Measure No. 130, Appearing to Regulate Strikes, Provides for Actual Destruction of the Trade-Union Movement" by Frank M. Rose, was issued by the Washington State Committee To Defeat Initiative No. 130, in conjunction with the Washington State Federation of Labor, in 1938. The cover appeals directly for the reader's support in the 1938 election: "Vote NO on the Smash-the-Union Movement in Washington . .... more
    This booklet, a reprinting of "Initiative Measure No. 130, Appearing to Regulate Strikes, Provides for Actual Destruction of the Trade-Union Movement" by Frank M. Rose, was issued by the Washington State Committee To Defeat Initiative No. 130, in conjunction with the Washington State Federation of Labor, in 1938. The cover appeals directly for the reader's support in the 1938 election: "Vote NO on the Smash-the-Union Movement in Washington . . . Vote NO on Initiative Measure No. 130, November 8, 1938".Rose's text emphasizes that the initiative is a "wolf in sheep's clothing", and examines the text of the initiative in detail, pointing out the implications of certain clauses. Rose places particular emphasis on the definitions of words like "strike", "lockout" and "union". He concludes by arguing that the measure constitutes not merely a regulation of strikes, as stated in its title, but rather an attempt to prevent the formation and existence of any kind of trade union -- Rose calls... less
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