Legislation


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    Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.
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    Labor Management Relations Act of 1947 (Taft-Hartley Act)

    The Taft-Hartley Act (known formally as the Labor Management Relations Act of 1947) is a set of amendments to the federal National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) passed after the Second World War to promote industrial peace and correct the pro-organized-labor bias of the New Deal-era Wagner Act (the un-amended
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    Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (LMRDA)

    The Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) of 1959—known as the Landrum-Griffin Act after its sponsors, U.S. Reps. Phillip Landrum (D-Georgia) and Robert Griffin (R-Michigan)—is a piece of federal labor, transparency, and anti-corruption legislation targeting improper practices in labor-management relations. The Landrum-Griffin Act instituted a bill of rights for
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    National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)

    The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), sometimes called the Wagner Act after its chief sponsor, Sen. Robert F. Wagner (D-N.Y.), is the principal federal law governing the operation and organizing of labor unions in the private sector and their relations with management representatives. Enacted in 1935 as part of President
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    No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)

    No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was a federal law governing public education in the United States which was enacted in 2002. The law was superseded and repealed by the Every Student Succeeds Act in 2015.