The Wagner Act was signed by President Franklin Roosevelt on July 5,1935. This act was meant to help all workers. It allowed them to form Labor unions, collective bargaining, and hold strikes.
This act would fall under the relief program of Roosevelt's New Deal. The program was successful because it led to increased union membership and actions.
It created the NLRB(National Labor Relations Board.) This helps protect workers right.This program shows how bad the Great Depression was and how desperate people were to get more money and why they formed all those labor unions. This act still exists today as the National Labor Relations Board.
The Wagner Act
In the video they talk about the struggles that workers faced. They were fighting for their rights and for a better pay. From all the labor unions they gained more rights.