Initiative Defines what constitutes lawful and unlawful picketing, boycotting and display of banners. Prohibits seizure of private property, coercion, intimidation, obstruction or interference with use of public highways, streets, wharves, docks, and other public places, use of abusive or misleading statements or threats of violence, and certain other acts in connection with labor disputes and other industrial controversies. Recognizes the right of employees to strike and bargain collectively. Provides for civil damages and prescribes criminal punishments and penalties for and judicial procedure to prevent and enjoin violations thereof. Repeals all laws conflicting therewith.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1067229; A: 42.0; N: 1476379; B: 58.0
Sanborn Young, Senator, Eighteenth District, State Chairman of the California Committee for Peace in Employment Relations; Alberta Gude Lynch, President, Business Women's Legislative Council; Alex. Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer, California Farm Bureau Federation
Edward D. Vandeleur; Ernest Besig; C. J. Haggerty
LABOR California Proposition 1 (1938).