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14 of the New Deals Alphabet Agencies


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NLRA (National Labor Relations Act)
Labor issues shaped many political decisions in the early 20th century.
Labor issues shaped many political decisions in the early 20th century.
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Also known as the Wagner Act of 1935, this reform legislation created the National Labor Relations Board, whose purpose was to protect the rights of organized labor by legalizing practices such as "closed shops" in which only union members could work and collectively bargain.