Practical Law Glossary Item 3-501-8649 (Approx. 3 pages)
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
An independent federal agency charged with administering the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the principal federal law governing labor relations between union and private sector employers. The NLRB's primary duties are:
Conducting elections to determine union representation of employees.
Acting to prevent or remedy unfair labor practices by employers and unions.