Definition of the National Labor Relations Board from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the National Labor Relations Board

 
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(abbreviation the NLRB)
 
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an independent US government organization responsible for preventing illegal practices in industrial relations and settling disputes between workers and managers. It was established by the National Labor Relations Act (1935) to direct trade-union elections and to protect unions from companies that tried to interfere with their organization and members.