APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 3 Human Resource Legislation Discussed in This Text

The laws are listed in chronological order.

Law Year Description Chapter(s)
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 ...

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