National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. §151)
- Employees have the right:
- to form, join or assist labor organizations;
- to engage in collective bargaining over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of
- to engage in other concerted activity; and
- to refrain from any and all such activity.
- Employers cannot discharge or otherwise discriminate against employees for exercising
any of their rights or to discourage or encourage union membership.
- Employers cannot dominate or interfere with the formation or administration of labor
- Employers must bargain in good faith with labor organizations which represent its
employees over wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
- Employers cannot discharge or otherwise discriminate against employees for filing unfair
labor practice charges.
- The National Labor Relations Board will investigate any unfair labor practice charges
filed with it alleging that an employer or a union interfered with these rights.
- The NLRB also supervises elections to determine whether a majority of an employer's
employees wish to have a certain labor organization represent them for purposes of
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