Section 25-7-1Declaration of policy.
The right to live involves the right to work. The public and working men and women must be protected. The activities of labor organizations affect the social and economic conditions of the state and the welfare of its citizens. It is declared to be the policy of this state, in the exercise of its police power and in the protection of the public interest, to promote voluntary and peaceful settlement and adjustment of labor disputes and to regulate the activities and affairs of labor organizations, their officers, agents and other representatives in the manner and to the extent provided in this article.
(Acts 1943, No. 298, p. 252, §1.)