National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.

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301 U.S. 1 (1937), sustained the constitutionality of the National Labor Relations Act (1935) and expanded the federal government's power to regulate commerce. The justices held in a 5–4 decision that a labor-management dispute in a Pennsylvania steel factory, though local in nature, had disrupted interstate commerce and was therefore subject to government oversight.

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“National Labor Relations Board v. Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp..” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/National%20Labor%20Relations%20Board%20v.%20Jones%20%26%20Laughlin%20Steel%20Corp.. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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