45 U.S. Code § 151a - General purposes

The purposes of the chapter are:
(1) To avoid any interruption to commerce or to the operation of any carrier engaged therein;
(2) to forbid any limitation upon freedom of association among employees or any denial, as a condition of employment or otherwise, of the right of employees to join a labor organization;
(3) to provide for the complete independence of carriers and of employees in the matter of self-organization to carry out the purposes of this chapter;
(4) to provide for the prompt and orderly settlement of all disputes concerning rates of pay, rules, or working conditions;
(5) to provide for the prompt and orderly settlement of all disputes growing out of grievances or out of the interpretation or application of agreements covering rates of pay, rules, or working conditions.

Source

(May 20, 1926, ch. 347, § 2,44 Stat. 577; June 21, 1934, ch. 691, § 2,48 Stat. 1186.)
Codification

Section is comprised of the first sentence of section 2 of act May 20, 1926. The remainder of section 2 of act May 20, 1926, is classified to section 152 of this title.
Amendments

1934—Act June 21, 1934, reenacted provisions comprising this section without change.

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29 CFR - Labor

29 CFR Part 1201 - DEFINITIONS

29 CFR Part 1202 - RULES OF PROCEDURE

29 CFR Part 1203 - APPLICATIONS FOR SERVICE

29 CFR Part 1204 - LABOR CONTRACTS

29 CFR Part 1205 - NOTICES IN RE: RAILWAY LABOR ACT

29 CFR Part 1206 - HANDLING REPRESENTATION DISPUTES UNDER THE RAILWAY LABOR ACT

29 CFR Part 1207 - ESTABLISHMENT OF SPECIAL ADJUSTMENT BOARDS

29 CFR Part 1208 - AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION

 

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