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Discussing unfair labour practices

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Q.: On May 26, the trial examiner issued his Intermediate Report finding that the respondent (Sailers' Union) had not engaged in unfair union practices under Section 8(b) in their dispute with Samsoc. With respect to the unfair labor practices, the complaint alleged that the respondent induced and encouraged employees of Moore Dry Dock Company to engage in a strike or concerted refusal in the course of their employment to perform services for Moore in connection with the conversion into a bulk gypsum carrier of the SS Phopho, a vessel owned by Samsoc, the object being to force Moore to cease doing business with Samsoc and thus force Samsoc to resolve its dispute with the respondent. Has an unfair labor practice been committed? Explain.

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The trial examiner's interim report is correct. No unfair trade practice has been committed. It is right of the union to declare a strike to compel its members' right at the workplace. These rights may be related to wages, benefits, and working conditions for their members. The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 ...

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Unethical union practices are explained in a structured manner in this response. The answer includes references used.