The national labor policy and how it works

by Joseph Rosenfarb

Publisher: Harper & Bros. in New York, London

Written in English
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Statementby Joseph Rosenfarb ; preface by Senator Robert F. Wagner ; foreword by J. Warren Madden.
LC ClassificationsHD5504.A3 R6, HD5504.A3 R6
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 732 p. ;
Number of Pages732
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14144853M
LC Control Number40007644

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Under the watch of the NRLB, unionized and non-unionized workers alike are guaranteed federal protections to. the framework of our present labor law. Chapter 2 reviews the workings of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which is the federal agency charged with inter preting and applying the NLRA.

The chapter's primary focus is upon the policies and administrative procedures of. (3) Frances Perkins was secretary for labor in Franklin D. Roosevelt's first cabinet. She wrote about this period in her book, The Roosevelt I Knew () It ought to be on the record that the President did not take part in developing the National Labor Relations Act and, in fact, was hardly consulted about it.

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It was the official state labour service, divided into separate sections for men and women. From June onward, men aged between 18 and 25 may. The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) grants employees two basic rights: (a) the right to form, join, or assist a union and (b) the right to engage in concerted activities for mutual aid or.

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Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt between andwhich took action to bring about immediate economic relief as well as reforms in industry, agriculture, finance, waterpower, labour, and housing, vastly increasing the scope of the federal government’s activities.

The term was taken from Roosevelt’s speech accepting the Democratic. After the National Industrial Recovery Act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court, organized labor was again looking for relief from employers who had been free to spy on, interrogate, discipline, discharge, and blacklist union members.

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Starting in the Great Depression and continuing through World War II and the economic growth and challenges that followed, the NLRB has worked to guarantee the rights of employees to bargain collectively, if they choose to do so.United States labor law sets the rights and duties for employees, labor unions, and employers in the United States.

Labor law's basic aim is to remedy the "inequality of bargaining power" between employees and employers, especially employers "organized in the corporate or other forms of ownership association".Over the 20th century, federal law created minimum social and economic rights, and.