Referendum against Act of Legislature (Chapter 623, Statutes 1941). Declares unlawful "hot cargo" and "secondary boycott," allowing person injured injunction and damages. Defines "hot cargo" as combination or agreement resulting in employer's or employee's refusal to handle goods or perform services because of another employer's labor dispute or contract; "secondary boycott" as combination or agreement to cease performing services or cause any employer loss to Induce him to refrain from business with another employer because of latter labor dispute. Act effective to May 1, 1943, or during proclaimed national emergency or war.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 1124624; A: 55.3; N: 909061; B: 44.7
Code Sections Affected
Added Cal. Lab. Code sections 1131, 1132, 1133, 1134, 1135 and 1136.
W. P. Rich, Senator, Tenth District.; Frank L. Gordon, Senator, Eleventh District.
C. J. Haggerty, President, California State Federation of Labor.; Edward D. Vandeleur, Secretary, California State Federation of Labor.; J. W. Buzzell, Secretary, Los Angeles Central Labor Council.
PROHIBITING "HOT CARGO," "SECONDARY BOYCOTT" California Proposition 1 (1942).