Definitions for "Wagner Act"
Keywords:  nlrb, robert, unfair, bargain, labor
the 1935 statute, subsequently amended, that set up the framework for union representation for most private sector employees. Formally, the National Labor Relations Act, named for US Senator Robert F. Wagner of New York.
The National Labor Relations Act of 1935, colloquially named after Senator Robert Wagner (D-NY), created the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and empowered it to identify appropriate collective bargaining units, conduct representation elections, and define unfair labor practices.
See National Labor Relations Act.