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J.C. Bell, President of the Central Labor Union, writes to Kansas Governor Henry Allen on behalf of the Central Labor Council of Fort Scott and the twenty-one local affiliated unions. Bell is writing to the governor to voice opposition for recently introduced legislation that will create a court of industrial relations. "The law is wrong", he relates to the governor, "because a commission on which labor has no representation has the last voice in deciding wages and condition under which they must labor." The governor has called a special session instructing the Kansas legislature to create a court of industrial relations. The controversial legislation, which passed successfully in 1920, was short lived. In 1923, the United States Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional.

Creator: Bell, J.C.
Date: January 1, 1920

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Item Number: 212124
Call Number: Governors Office Governor Henry Allen Box 11, Industrial Relations File "B"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212124

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