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The labor movement was dealt a major setback with the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947. This act sharply curbed the power of unions, and had repercussions...

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To the House of Representatives: I return herewith, without my approval, H.R. 3020, the "Labor Management Relations Act, 1947." I am fully aware of the gravity which attaches to the exercise by the president of his constitutional power to withhold his approval from an enactment of the Congress. I share with the Congress ...

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Passed in 1947, the Taft-Hartley Act remains the cornerstone of United States labor law today. This act amended the Wagner Act of 1935. Commonly called the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, this legislation reflects the attitudes of post-World War II America towards labor. Due to "national emergency" strikes ...

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In 1947, the United States Congress passed the Taft-Hartley Labor Management Act. Representative Fred Allan Hartley and Ohio Senator Robert Alphonso Taft sponsored this legislation. The Taft-Hartley Labor Management Act dramatically amended the Wagner Act of 1935, which had legalized unions and increased the  ...

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The Taft-Hartley Act, passed in 1947, symbolized the anti-labor climate of postwar America. The act expanded the power of employers and the government to prevent union organizing and strikes, and made it difficult for unions to take industrial action. The most difficult aspect of the bill for many unions to swallow required ...

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Definition and Summary of the Taft Hartley Act Summary and Definition: The Taft Hartley Act, officially known as the Labor-Management Relations Act, was enacted by the U.S. Congress on June 23, 1947. This law was a major revision of the 1935 Wagner Act, which was part of President Roosevelt's New Deal programs ...

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The Taft-Hartley Act reorganized the National Labor Relations Board, increasing its membership from three to five and making it responsible for performance only of judicial functions. The Board's prosecuting and administrative functions were lodged with an autonomous General Counsel appointed by the President and ...

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Taft-Hartley Act. The Labor Management Relations Act of 1947, which is better known as the “Taft-Hartley Act,” is a federal law that governs the activities and authority of labor unions. The Act was sponsored by Senator Robert A. Taft and Representative Fred. A. Hartley, hence its name. Despite the fact that President ...

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It's also important to remember the timing of this act. It came not long after World War II, where, because so many working Americans were in the military and overseas, and the demand for war material so great, that the workers who remained behind, including African-Americans and women, had made significant gains in ...