Unions, Legislation, and the Courts

Lunden, Leon E.
October 1965
Monthly Labor Review;Oct65, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p1177
Academic Journal
Examines the American Federation of Musicians' experience with labor litigation and legislative activities in the United States during the 1960s. Laws of relevance to the union; Outcomes of the union's attempts to improve musicians' wages and working conditions; Nature of labor cases involving the union.


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