National Labor Relations Act

Trump-Appointed Labor Board’s Impatient Agenda to Reformulate Labor Law

August 7, 2019

Congress framed the National Labor Relations Act in 1935, during a period of confidence in the administrative state, using broad language and excluding a private right of action. The Labor Act thereby delegated significant authority to the National Labor Relations Board to formulate doctrine that would encourage “the practice and procedure” of effective and peaceful…