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National Labor Relations Board

The National Labor Relations Board ruled that the stoppage was an illegal strike.
  an independent agency of the United States government charged with mediating disputes between management and labor unions
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NLRB National Labor Relations Board
In the United States the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is a five-person appointed federal agency charged with conducting elections for labor union representation and with investigating and remedying unfair labor practices. The NLRB was established in 1935 through passage of the National Labor Relations Act, better known as the Wagner Act, and amended by the Taft-Hartley Act in 1947.  (retrieved 6/08)
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  • The National Labor Relations Board ruled that the stoppage was an illegal strike.
  • The National Labor Relations Board had ruled that Monfort committed "numerous, pervasive, and outrageous" violations of labor law after reopening the Greeley beef plant in 1982, discriminating against former union members at hiring time and intimidating new workers during a union election.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
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Associated words [difficulty]:   National Labor Relations Board [9] , white paper [3] , green card [4] , minimum wage [4] , non-governmental organization (NGO) [5] , grassroots [6] , European Union [7] , balkanize [8]
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