a board consisting of five members, originally set up under the National Labor Relations Act to guarantee workers' rights to organize and to prevent unfair labor practices. Abbreviation: NLRB
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How to use National Labor Relations Board in a sentence
In California, the ALRB is sort of an industry-specific version of the federal National Labor Relations Board.
Then there are three nominees to the five-member National Labor Relations Board, plus a handful of others.
Cultural definitions for National Labor Relations Board
An agency of the United States government, charged with mediating disputes between labor and management, and responsible for preventing unfair labor practices, such as the harassment of labor unions by business corporations. The NLRB attempts to maintain a position of neutrality, favoring neither labor nor management.
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