Major Labor Laws - Explained
What are the Major Labor Laws?
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What are the major federal labor laws?
Norris-LaGuardia Act - This law prevents courts from issuing injunctions (stop orders) to individuals or groups of striking employees.
National Labor Relations Act (or Wagner Act) - This law takes affirmative steps to allow unionization of employees.
Taft- Hartley Act - This law regulates a wide range of employer-employee conduct and is administered by the National Labor Relations Board.
Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act - This law took steps to protect the rights of union members with regard to union actions.
As stated above, states frequently pass laws that govern labor relations between employers and employees. These laws cannot conflict with federal law, but they may regulate labor relations in a way that is more restrictive than federal law.
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What do you notice about the evolution of labor laws from the simple descriptions above? Why do you think the legal approach to labor relations has taken this course?
- Employment Law (Intro)
- Who is an employee under the employment law?
- What characterizes the employer-employee, At-Will relationship?
- What are the major employment laws?
- What are the taxation requirements imposed upon employers?
- What is the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)?
- Exempt Employee
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- Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act (WARN Act)?
- Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)?
- Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)?
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- DB(k) Plan Definition
- Employee Contribution Plan
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- Non-Discrimination Rule
- Alternative Minimum Cost Method
- Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA)?
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- Voluntary Termination
- Employment Verification Laws?
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- What are labor laws?
- Organized Labor
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- What are the major labor laws?
- Department of Labor
- What is the National Labor Relations Act?
- Unfair Labor Practice
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- Labor Management Relations Act
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