Railway Labor Act

The Railway Labor Act is a United States federal law that governs labor relations in the railroad and airline industries. The Act, passed in 1926 and amended in 1934 and 1936, seeks to substitute bargaining, arbitration and mediation for strikes as a means of resolving labor disputes. Its provisions were originally enforced under the Board of Mediation, but were later enforced under a National Mediation Board.

Read more about Railway Labor Act:  Historical Antecedents To The RLA, Passage and Amendment of The RLA, Bargaining and Strikes Under The RLA, Representation Elections Under The RLA, Protecting Employees' Rights

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