Yet, as Mello's account makes clear, the capacity of workers to make gains was seriously undermined by interventions stretching back to the 1947 Taft-Hartley Act
, even as membership continued to grow.
The Wagner and Taft-Hartley Acts
reflected the mass-production systems that the United States embraced more fully than any other industrial nation.
Prior to President Bush's declaration in 2002, the last time the Taft-Hartley Act
was invoked was in 1978, when striking mineworkers were ordered back to work (Hall 2004).
In order to stave off any further economic disruption, President Bush invoked the Taft-Hartley Act
on October 8, forcing the ILWU and Pacific Maritime to resume operations for an eighty-day cooling-off period.
It would mark the first presidential effort in a quarter-century to end a work stoppage under the Taft-Hartley Act
If elected Senator, Bob Kelleher wants to repeal the "anti-labor" Taft-Hartley Act
, institute a national service program, make voting mandatory, cut military spending, start a new railroad and merchant marine program, and direct agricultural subsidies to family farms.
Forty-nine major federal statutes--ranging from the Taft-Hartley Act
to the Americans With Disabilities Act--have the power to bring an employer before a jury in an employment practices liability lawsuit.
The Bill contains the basic provisions of the Taft-Hartley Act
, which the President pledged himself to repeal when he was campaigning last year.
Staring straight ahead, one sees The Taft-Hartley Act
- After One Year, a followup to its widely successful neighbor, The New Labor Law: What the Labor-Management Relations Act, 1947, Means to Businessmen, Workers, Unions, and Their Advisors.
Overall, there is support for the hypothesis that the Taft-Hartley Act
shifted the balance of power in industrial relations.
Do the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935 and Taft-Hartley Act
of 1947 still meet the economic demands of the 1990's?
The chapter on labor union investigation, by contrast, provides a helpful overview of the significant laws and statutes, such as the Landrum-Griffin Act, the Taft-Hartley Act
, ERISA, and the Welfare and Pension Plans Disclosure Act.