NWLB

AcronymDefinition
NWLBNo Worker Left Behind (Michigan; free college tuition program)
NWLBNational War Labor Board
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In addition, he corresponded with politicians, labour leaders, management of companies, and even the American NWLB in his position as Registrar.
Roosevelt called inflation the domestic "Enemy." (55) To monitor and control inflation, Roosevelt reestablished the tripartite NWLB and created the Office of Price Administration (OPA).
The problem had initially boiled over when the NWLB stepped in during the employee-management showdown.
When Sewell Avery, the right-wing head of Montgomery Ward, refused to comply with NWLB rulings, he was hauled out of his office by uniformed soldiers.
The end of the war brought the end of the NWLB and a return to the open warfare on labor rights--with predictable results.
McCartin sees the policies of the NWLB and other agencies as promoting, at least temporarily, union growth and shop floor militancy; Haydu downplays these gains and see the NWLB as essentially advancing the open shop.
Though resisted powerfully by Lewis and the Mineworkers, the bulk of the CIO leadership accepted the NWLB in an attempt to gain the always sought after stability and institutionalization.
(50) But the wheels of the NWLB ground very slowly, and on 3 June workers at all three Quebec City yards voted in an authorized strike vote supervised by the DOL to take job action to reinforce their demands.
On 26 March, the same day that Rose submitted his conciliation report to Ottawa, the NWLB announced it would hear appeals of wage control board decisions.
The president and his advisors consistently asserted that the NWLB was founded on the agreement of industry and labor, and had not been imposed by an overweening state.
The federal government's position on the growing demands of the less-skilled worker for some form of worker voice waffled between support for independent unionization and support for internal forms of employee representation, variously labeled "shop committees" or "works councils." The National War Labor Board (NWLB) was established in 1918 and maintained the following policy through the remainder of the war: workers would have the right to organize trade unions without the interference of employers, but management would be compelled to bargain only with shop committees of the firm's workers, not with independent union representatives.
Even before the United States entered the First World War, Woodrow Wilson had established a more prolabor record than any previous president, but it was not until the creation of the National War Labor Board (NWLB) that the government explicitly affirmed "the right of workers to organize in trade-unions, and to bargain collectively through chosen representatives." The NWLB also proclaimed the principle that this right "not be denied, abridged, or interfered with by the employers in any manner whatsoever."" In largepart as a result of government policy, union membership in the United States increased by 85 percent between 1913 and 1920.