The laws are listed in chronological order.
|Workers’ Compensation Laws||Various||State-by-state laws that establish insurance plans to compensate employees injured on the job||12, 15, 16|
|Social Security Act||1935||Payroll tax to fund retirement benefits, disability and unemployment insurance||12|
|Wagner Act||1935||Legitimized labor unions and established the National Labor Relations Board||14, 15|
|Fair Labor Standards Act||1938||Established minimum wage and overtime pay||10, 15|
|Taft-Hartley Act||1947||Provided some protections for employers and limited union power; permitted states to enact ...|