National Labor Relations Act
National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
USA
A federal law enacted by Congress to define and protect the rights of employees and employers, to encourage collective bargaining and to eliminate certain practices on the part of labor and management that are harmful to the general welfare. The NLRA states and defines the rights of employees to organize and bargain collectively with their employers through representatives of their own choosing or not to do so. The NLRA also protects employers and labor organizations from unfair actions committed by the other.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


National Labor Relations Act
n. A federal law governing certain labor issues and creating the National Labor Relations Board.
Abbreviated NLRA.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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