Labor Relations Acts Law and Legal Definition

Labor Relations Acts are federal and state statutes which regulate the relation between capital and labor for the purpose of avoiding industrial disputes and strikes. For instance, the National Labor Relations Act, known as the Wagner Act, of 1935 and the Labor-Management Relations Act of 1947, known as the Taft-Hartley Act. Labor Relations Acts can be found in Chapter 7, Title 29 of the U.S. Code.