Anti-Pinkerton Act


Anti-Pinkerton Act

The Anti-Pinkerton Act was a law passed by the U.S. Congress in 1893 to limit the government's ability to hire strikebreakers. It is contained within [http://uscode.house.gov/uscode-cgi/fastweb.exe?getdoc+uscview+t05t08+206+0++()%20%20AND%20((5)%20ADJ%20USC)%3ACITE%20AND%20(USC%20w%2F10%20(3108))%3ACITE 5 U.S.C. 3108] and specifically restricts the government (and the District of Columbia) from hiring employees of Pinkerton or similar organizations.


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