Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

June 5, 1939

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The U.S. Supreme Court rules on Hague v. Committee for Industrial Organization, upholding several lower courts’ rulings that Jersey City mayor Frank Hague’s ordinance banning labor meetings in public places and prohibiting the distribution of CIO literature violates the First Amendment right to freedom of assembly and is therefore unconstitutional.

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