July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
In addition to the legislative acts highlighted above, the Taft-Hartley Act was adopted over the veto of US President Harry S. Truman in 1947. The law was aimed at curtailing the political actions and influence of labor unions in US federal elections. Specifically, the Act amended the National ...[read more]
July 5, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On July 5, 1935, US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) into law. The NLRA is one of the foundational laws for labor and union rights in the US. It established the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the enforcement arm of the act. Republicans ...[read more]
August 26, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a new regulation on Thursday requiring employers to post their employees' rights under the National Labor Relations Act in the workplace. These rights include the right to unionize, to bargain collectively and to refuse pressures to do either. The ...[read more]
September 30, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to rule that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is authorized to issue decisions regarding the Nation Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when three out of five board seats are vacant. US Solicitor General Elena Kagan filed a ...[read more]

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