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National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp. - Significance, Court Recognizes Collective Bargaining As A "fundamental Right", The New Deal, Further Readings

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Appellant

National Labor Relations Board

Appellee

Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation

Appellant's Claim

That Congress has the power to pass legislation that regulates the economy by protecting the rights of organized labor.

Chief Lawyers for Appellant

Attorney General Homer S. Cummings, Solicitor General Stanley F. Reed, and J. Warren Madden

Chief Lawyer for Appellee

Earl F. Reed

Justices for the Court

Louis D. Brandeis, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Charles Evans Hughes (writing for the Court), Owen Josephus Roberts, Harlan Fiske Stone

Justices Dissenting

Pierce Butler, James Clark McReynolds, George Sutherland, Willis Van Devanter

Place

Washington, D.C.

Date of Decision

12 April 1937

Decision

The Supreme Court upheld the National Labor Relations Act, signaling its willingness to uphold legislation regulating the relationship between business and labor.

Related Cases

  • United States v. E. C. Knight, 156 U.S. 1 (1895).
  • Adair v. United States, 208 U.S. 161 (1908).
  • Loewe v. Lawlor, 208 U.S. 274 (1908).
  • A.L.A. Schechter Poultry v. United States, 295 U.S. 495 (1935).
  • Carter v. Carter Coal Co., 298 U.S. 238 (1936).

Sources

West's Encyclopedia of American Law. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1998.

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