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§ 206f. Limitations on court's power to issue labor injunctions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 43 P.S. Labor

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 43 P.S. Labor (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 7. Trade Unions and Labor Disputes (Refs & Annos)
Labor Anti-Injunction Act
43 P.S. § 206f
§ 206f. Limitations on court's power to issue labor injunctions
No court of this Commonwealth shall have jurisdiction or power in any case involving or growing out of a labor dispute to issue any restraining order or temporary or permanent injunction which, in specific or general terms, restrains or prohibits any person, association or corporation from doing, whether singly or in concert with others, notwithstanding any promise, undertaking, contract or agreement to the contrary, any of the following acts:
(a) Ceasing or refusing to perform any work or to remain in any relation of employment.
(b) Becoming or remaining a member of any labor organization or of any employer organization.
(c) Paying or giving to, or withholding from, any person any strike or unemployment benefits, or unemployment insurance, or other moneys or things of value.
(d) By all lawful means aiding any person who is being proceeded against in, or is prosecuting any action or suit involving, or arising out of, a labor dispute in any court of the United States, or of this Commonwealth, or of any state.
(e) Giving publicity to, and obtaining or communicating information regarding the existence of, or the facts or merits involved in, any labor dispute, whether by advertising, speaking or picketing or patrolling any public street or place where any person or persons may lawfully be, or by any other method not involving misrepresentation, fraud, duress, violence, breach of the peace or threat thereof.
(f) Organizing themselves, forming, joining or assisting in labor organizations bargaining collectively with an employer by representatives freely chosen and controlled by themselves, or for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid or protection, or engaging in any concerted activities.
(g) Persuading by any lawful means other persons to cease patronizing or contracting with or employing or leaving the employ of any person or persons.
(h) Ceasing or refusing to work with any person or group of persons.
(i) Ceasing or refusing to work on any goods, materials, machines or other commodities.
(j) Assembling peaceably to do, or to organize to do, any of the acts heretofore specified, or to promote their lawful interests.
(k) Advising or notifying any person or persons of an intention to do or not to do any of the acts heretofore specified.
(l) Agreeing with other persons to do or not to do any of the acts heretofore specified.
(m) Advising, urging or otherwise causing or inducing, without misrepresentation, fraud or violence, others to do or not to do the acts heretofore specified; and
(n) Doing in concert with others any or all of the acts heretofore specified: Provided, That the specific enumeration in this section of acts which may not be restrained or enjoined shall not be construed to authorize the injunction or restraint of any act or acts not heretofore enjoinable or restrainable.


1937, June 2, P.L. 1198, § 6.
43 P.S. § 206f, PA ST 43 P.S. § 206f
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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