1947 Pin "REPEAL TAFT HARTLEY - The People Said YES!"

1947 Pin "REPEAL TAFT HARTLEY - The People Said YES!"

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Authentic 1947 "Repeal Taft Hartley The People Said Yes!" Pinback Pin. Pin reads "The PEOPLE SAID YES!" in white print on a red background. In the center of the pin there is a smaller circle which reads "REPEAL TAFT HARTLEY" in blue print on a white background. The pin measures approximately 1 1/4" in diameter and is still in great condition! The pin was produced in San Francisco most likely in 1947 but possibly in 1948. The pin is still in great condition.
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Authentic 1947 "Repeal Taft Hartley The People Said Yes!" Pinback Pin. Pin reads "The PEOPLE SAID YES!" in white print on a red background. In the center of the pin there is a smaller circle which reads "REPEAL TAFT HARTLEY" in blue print on a white background. The pin measures approximately 1 1/4" in diameter and is still in great condition! The pin was produced in San Francisco most likely in 1947 but possibly in 1948. On the underside rim of the pin it reads "Olivier Printing CA 1121 [or 1131 it is illegible] Mission St 3". There is also an maker's mark imprinted on the backside of the metal beneath the pin.

1947 Taft-Hartley Act, which dealt a crippling blow to labor unions when it outlawed secondary boycotts, allowed management to work against a union-organizing drive, and allowed the president to force strikers back to work for up to eighty days when the nation’s “safety and health” were at stake, along with a series of other policies that fundamentally altered the balance of power in favor of business. The Taft-Hartley bill passed over the veto of President Truman, labor leaders called it the “slave labor act.”

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