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Name: Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 (29 U.S.C., Chapter 7).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1947
Entry into force:
ISN: USA-1935-L-31133
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=31133&p_lang=en
Bibliography: U.S. Labor and Employment Laws, 1991-03, West, R., BNA Books, Washington, D.C., United States of America, pp. 3-9-3-42
US Code US Code Office of the Law Revision Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives, USA (consulted on 2015-07-27)
Abstract/Citation: Governs the rights of employers and trade unions in labour relations matters. It establishes the National Labour Relations Board, and contains specific provisions concerning election of trade union representatives, prevention of unfair labour practices, Board investigatory powers, the right to strike, religious convictions, conciliation of labour disputes, boards of inquiry, injunctions during national emergencies, and related matters.

SUBCHAPTER I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
141. Short title; Congressional declaration of purpose and policy
142. Definitions
143. Saving provisions
144. Separability

SUBCHAPTER II - NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT, 1935 [not part of the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, which comprises this chapter]

SUBCHAPTER III - CONCILIATION OF LABOR DISPUTES; NATIONAL EMERGENCIES
171. Declaration of purpose and policy
172. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
173. Functions of Service
174. Co-equal obligations of employees, their representatives, and management to minimize labor disputes
175. National Labor-Management Panel; creation and composition; appointment, tenure, and compensation; duties
175a. Assistance to plant, area, and industrywide labor management committees
176. National emergencies; appointment of board of inquiry by President; report; contents; filing with Service
177. Board of inquiry
178. Injunctions during national emergency
179. Injunctions during national emergency; adjustment efforts by parties during injunction period
180. Discharge of injunction upon certification of results of election or settlement; report to Congress
181. Compilation of collective bargaining agreements, etc.; use of data
182. Exemption of Railway Labor Act from subchapter
183. Conciliation of labor disputes in the health care industry

SUBCHAPTER IV - LIABILITIES OF AND RESTRICTIONS ON LABOR AND MANAGEMENT
185. Suits by and against labor organizations
186. Restrictions on financial transactions
187. Unlawful activities or conduct; right to sue; jurisdiction; limitations; damages
188. Repealed. Aug. 9, 1955, ch. 690, 4(3), 69 Stat. 625

SUBCHAPTER V - CONGRESSIONAL JOINT COMMITTEE ON LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS
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