NORRIS-LAGUARDIA ACT OF 1932

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					NORRIS-LAGUARDIA ACT
OF 1932
    A NEW ERA IN LABOR RELATIONS


    BY ROBERT BURNETT
DISCUSSION TOPICS
 GREAT DEPRESSION
 CLAYTON ACT OF 1914
 SPONSORS OF 1932 ACT
THREE MAJOR IMPACTS
LED TO EMPOWERMENT OF EMPLOYEES
AND SHIFT OF CONTROL FROM EMPLOYERS



   ORGANIZATION OF LABOR UNIONS AND
    RIGHT TO STRIKE

   NO MORE “YELLOW-DOG” CONTRACTS

   REMOVAL OF INJUNCTIONS FROM THE
    FEDERAL COURTS
FIRST BENEFIT
   ALLOWED TO ORGANIZE LABOR UNIONS
   RIGHT TO STRIKE
   RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN UNION
    ACTIVITIES
   RIGHT OF UNIONS TO SUPPORT OTHER
    UNIONS
   ALL RIGHT FOR LABOR UNIONS TO BE A
    MONOPOLY
SECOND BENEFIT.

   ELIMINATED “YELLOW-DOG”
    CONTRACTS

   INCREASE IN UNION MEMBERSHIP
THIRD BENEFIT
   FEDERAL COURTS NOT ALLOWED TO
    ISSUE INJUNCTIONS TO STOP STRIKES

   STRENGTHENED PROVISIONS FROM
    CLAYTON ACT

   RESTRICTED EFFECTS OF SHERMAN
    ACT
RESULTS
   PROVEN TO BE IMPORTANT
    LEGISLATION

    – RIGHTS OF LABOR UNIONS

    – PROTECTION OF WORKERS

    – ALL STATES HAVE ENACTED SIMILAR
      LAWS
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

   HISTORICALLY HAS DEPENDED
    UPON UNIONS FOR SKILLED
    LABOR (AND UNSKILLED LABOR)

   HELPED TO INCREASE WORK
    RESULTS BY LOOKING AFTER THE
    WORKER’S RIGHTS
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

   INCREASED COST OF
    CONSTRUCTION

   TIME AND EFFORT PUT TOWARDS
    THE WORKERS ATTITUDES
          QUESTIONS ?



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