- Wagner Act (also known as the National Labor Relations Act), 1935
A law that guaranteed “the right to self-organization, to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing, and to engage in concerted activities for the purpose of collective bargaining or other mutual aid and protection.” Certain groups or categories of employees are excluded under the Wagner Act from membership in a bargaining unit. Examples would include managers, supervisors, confidential employees (essentially secretaries and administrative assistants to managers who can make labor relations decisions), and several others.
- Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act, 1936
The Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act requires ...