Settlement of Labor Disputes

Archive Report

New Machinery for Maintenance of Industrial Peace

Proposal of Permanent Status for National Labor Board

Announcement has been made by. Senator Wagner (D., N. Y.) that he will introduce and press for passage at the present session of Congress legislation giving permanent status to the National Labor Board,1 The board was set up on August 5, 1933, to provide temporary machinery for the settlement of labor disputes growing out of the application of the President's Reemployment Agreement. Its operations were quickly ex-bended, however, to controversies arising under the N. R. A. industrial codes. After the board's authority had been questioned by the Weirton Steel Company and other concerns, the President on December 19 issued an executive order confirming all previous actions of the board and conferring ...

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