Published 1959 by Division of Research, College of Business Administration, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge .
Written in EnglishRead online
|Series||Louisiana business bulletin,, v. 21, no. 2|
|LC Classifications||HD6517.L8 T5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||119|
|LC Control Number||60063393|
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Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, who has railed against loose borders and lax immigration policies during his four years as the state’s top lawman, went into business in with a Houston labor broker named Marco Pesquera, who had become rich by helping his clients defraud the immigration system to import more than 1, Mexican.
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In the s, injunctions were the main way that employers and politicians went after labor. After that, the anti-trust laws were turned against them. Then, in the s, labor law became a part of larger contract law. Roosevelt and the Labor Unions With the election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt ingovernment — and eventually the courts — began to look more favorably on the pleas of labor.
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