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We the People: The Court Protects the American Labor Movement

 In a stunning decision on April 12, 1937, with enormous constitutional, economic and societal importance, the U.S. Supreme Court, in National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation, upheld a law that transformed workers’ rights and labor relations.

 The Wagner Act of 1935 guaranteed the right of workers to organize labor unions. It also aimed to protect the right of employees...