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Labor laws are designed to set the obligations along with the rights and responsibilities of
the employers about the work-related compensations or benefits including wages and overtime,
workplace safety as well as the general welfare of the workforce. There are multiple agencies
which are charged with the oversight of labor law in America. The significance of these federals
agencies to the field of labor law cannot be underestimated. The memo will be sectioned into two
main parts, and the first part will identify and discuss the federal agencies and also explain what
each does and how they strategically apply to the labor relations process. However, in the second
part of the memo, there will be a discussion of the multiple significant pieces of the federal
legislation which requires study since they are essential in the modern organization. Some of the
vital pieces of federal legislation which will be discussed include the Railway Labor Act, Norris-
LaGuardia Act, Wagner and Taft Hartley Acts, Landrum-Griffin Act as well as Civil Service
Reform Act, Title VII. Typically, the United States’ federal agencies have a played a critical role
in the regulation of the country’s labor laws through their desire to oversee the labor laws
(Wallace, 2007).
The Department of Labor is indeed the primary federal agency which is responsible for
overseeing the labor laws in America. President William H. Taft established the agency in 1913,
and it is currently responsible for overseeing more than 180 federal laws. The Department of
Labor has various principle statutes which apply to businesses, job applicants, employees,
retirees among other individuals in America. For instance, the Department of Labor’s has the
mandate to ensure there are sufficient wages through the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
FLSA prescribes typically the common standards required for wages as well as the overtime pay

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Running Head: LABOR LAWS 1 Labor Laws Name Course Tutor Date LABOR LAWS 2 Part 1 Labor laws are designed to set the obligations along with the rights and responsibilities of the employers about the work-related compensations or benefits including wages and overtime, workplace safety as well as the general welfare of the workforce. There are multiple agencies which are charged with the oversight of labor law in America. The significance of these federals agencies to the field of labor law cannot be underestimated. The memo will be sectioned into two main parts, and the first part will identify and discuss the federal agencies and also explain what each does and how they strategically apply to the labor relations process. However, in the second part of the memo, there will be a discussion of the multiple significant pieces of the federal legislation which requires study since they are essential in the modern organization. Some of the vital pieces of federal legislation which will be discussed include the Railway Labor Act, NorrisLaGuardia Act, Wagner and Taft Hartley Acts, Landrum-Griffin Act as well as Civil Service Reform Act, Title VII. Typically, the United States’ federal agencies have a played a critical role in the regulation of the country’s labor laws through their desire to oversee the labor laws (Wallace, 2007). The Department of Labor is indeed the primary federal agency which is responsible for overseeing the labor laws in America. President William H. ...
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