After the 1932 election, Congress passed the Wagner Act
, which established the rights of unions to organize and strike and created employer unfair labor practices.
It was the Wagner Act
that gave employees, under [section]7, the right to form and join unions and to go on strike; and under [section]8, it obligated employers to bargain with them.
Their struggles with loyalty investigations comprise the middle two of seven chapters, but their lives are woven throughout the study, beginning with Mary spearheading the League of Women Shoppers in the 1936 test case that validated the Wagner Act
her husband wrote.
He also might have explored the role played by Louis Brandeis and Louis Marshall, like Schiff assimilated German Jews, who settled the 1910 cloakmakers' strike through principles subsequently enacted into law by the New Deal Wagner Act
I believe that the Wagner Act
is Exhibit 1 for many radicals and liberals looking back on the successes and failures of the New Deal and of their own lives.
Specifically, the union wants to use the force of government, mainly the Wagner Act
, to coerce some people to join unions and to coerce business owners to "bargain" with unions under threat of government penalties if the owners do not concede to union demands.
I will first outline the goals of the Wagner Act
(the NLRA's progenitor legislation), and then explain how the NLRA achieved those goals.
the Wagner Act
, Keynesianism, and economic regulation) were institutionalized while social justice issues were left largely to the side.
Roosevelt's chief nonparty backer, the CIO, to a great extent, a creature of the New Deal's Wagner Act
, had relied heavily on Communist organizers in the 1930s.
When the Wagner Act
was passed by Congress in 1935, it immediately transformed labour relations in the US.
The NLRB is a creature of the National Labor Relations Act -- aka the Wagner Act
-- signed into law by President Franklin D.
The Wagner Act
had little or no effect, however, because it was widely expected that it too would be ruled unconstitutional.