National Labor Relations Board.An independent five-member federal board created to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices and to safeguard employees’ rights to organize into labor unions. • The board hears complaints of unfair labor practices and issues orders that can be reviewed or enforced by a U.S. court of appeals. The agency was created by the National Labor Relations Act of 1935. 29 USCA § 153. — Abbr. NLRB. — Often shortened to Labor Relations Board. [Cases: Labor Relations 501. C.J.S. Labor Relations §§ 501–502.]

[Blacks Law 8th]