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The chief cornerstone of the Wagner Act is the right to engage in "protected concerted activity," which, more simply stated, gave employees a legally protected right to act together to try to improve their pay and working conditions, with or without a union.
Roger Baldwin of the ACLU, on the other hand, opposed the Wagner Act because he saw how Lewis would use the mechanism of exclusive representation to squeeze the life out of the Progressive Miners in southern Illinois, the union actually preferred by the membership.
Within a decade of the passage of the Wagner Act, the Canadian federal government had enacted labour relations legislation based on the key elements of the "Wagner model".
Vedder and Gallaway (1993) claim that the persistence of unemployment during the 1930s can be traced to the wage-increasing New Deal policies such as the NIRA and the Wagner Act.
The NLRA, also called the Wagner Act, is a 1935 law that established the rights and obligations of workers and employers regarding union elections, strikes and collective bargaining.
The Wagner Act removed the ability of employers to resist unionization by defining various unfair labor practices, all of which were directed at employers.
Franklin Roosevelt signed into law the National Labor Relations Act, commonly referred to as the Wagner Act after its Senate sponsor Robert Wagner (D.
Modern labor relations date from the 1947 Taft-Hartley Act, which modified the Wagner Act mainly by defining the rights of employers in the framework it had provided.
Further, the two nations generally share a common labor law blueprint -- in the US, it is the Wagner Act of 1935, the general principles of which were also adopted in most Canadian jurisdictions.
The point here is that the Wagner model might refer to any statutory regime of collective bargaining that includes some provisions for substantiating the principles that were elucidated in the last paragraph of the preamble of the 1935 Wagner Act from which it gets its name.