- Wagner Act
a US statute of 1935 called properly the National Labor Relations Act. It established a board that supervised elections deciding upon acceptance of a union as a collective bargaining agent and it dealt with employee complaints regarding unfair practices by employers.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
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Wagner Act — /wag neuhr/. See National Labor Relations Act. [named after the legislation s sponsor, Robert F. WAGNER] * * * or National Labor Relations Act (1935) Labour legislation passed by the U.S. Congress. Sponsored by Sen. Robert F. Wagner, the act… … Universalium
Wagner Act — National Labor Relations Act Le National Labor Relations Act (« Loi nationale sur les Rapports Syndicaux ») ou Wagner Act est une importante loi fédérale américaine signée en 1935, pendant le New Deal de Franklin D. Roosevelt. Elle… … Wikipédia en Français
Wagner Act — /wag neuhr/. See National Labor Relations Act. [named after the legislation s sponsor, Robert F. WAGNER] … Useful english dictionary
Wagner Act — See National Labor Relations Act … Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era
Wagner Act — The first National Labor Relations Act, which became law in 1935, enacted to give greater protection to the right of employees to orga nize and bargain collectively, and designating certain actions by employers as unfair labor practices. 31 Am J… … Ballentine's law dictionary
Wagner Act — A Federal law, passed in 1935, that established most basic union rights. It prohibited several employer actions (such as attempting to force employees to stay out of a union) and labeled these actions unfair labor practices. It also set up the… … Black's law dictionary
Wagner, Robert F. — ▪ United States senator in full Robert Ferdinand Wagner born June 8, 1877, Nastätten, Hesse Nassau, Ger. died May 4, 1953, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. senator and leading architect of the modern welfare state. Wagner arrived in the… … Universalium
Wagner — Stellmacher (im Norden); Achsmacher; Radmaker (niederdt.) (umgangssprachlich); Rädermacher; Radmacher * * * Wag|ner 〈m. 3〉 = Stellmacher (1) [<ahd. waganari; → Wagen] * * * Wag|ner … Universal-Lexikon
Wagner, Robert Ferdinand — (1877 1953) Robert F. Wagner was born in Germany and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1885. They settled in New York City, where Wagner attended City College of New York and New York Law School. He qualified in law in 1900… … Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era
Wagner, Robert F(erdinand) — born June 8, 1877, Nastätten, Hesse Nassau, Ger. died May 4, 1953, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. politician. He immigrated with his family to New York City in 1885. He became active in Democratic Party politics, serving in the state legislature… … Universalium