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National Labor Relations Act

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Michelle Lutz HIST 8 Fall 2007 Exam #2 November 20, 2007 National Labor Relations Act (1935) The National Labor Relations Act was enacted by congress in 1935 . It was made after the Great Depression, and was also called the Wagner Act . There were two parts to this act . The second one hundred days was part of the New Deal law making process . The National Labor Relations Act was the labor’s right to defend themselves by creating unions . Most often called it the “Labor’s Bill of Rights,” but it did not cover the labors of the farm workers, casual workers, domestic service or retail industries . Just after
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Unformatted text preview: passed in 1935, it was recognized as the AFL, the “American Federation of Labor . ” There were also different sections to this act . The most important of the time was Section 7; it reads, “Employees shall have the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid and protection . ” This stating the most obvious use of this National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act ....
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