noun, U.S. Government.
a board consisting of five members, originally set up under the National Labor Relations Act to guarantee workers’ rights to organize and to prevent unfair labor practices.
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
An agency of the United States government, charged with mediating disputes between labor and management, and responsible for preventing unfair labor practices, such as the harassment of labor unions by business corporations. The NLRB attempts to maintain a position of neutrality, favoring neither labor nor management.
- National language
noun the language spoken and written by the majority of people in a country; also, the official language of a country, recognized and adopted by its government Examples Why should learning the national language be an issue for immigrants?
noun 1. the older of the two major professional U.S. baseball leagues, established in 1876. Abbreviation: N.L.
noun 1. the name taken by nationalist insurgent groups in various countries. 2. Also called National Liberation Front of South Vietnam. a political organization formed by the Vietcong in South Vietnam in 1960 to carry out an insurgent policy. noun 1. (sometimes not capitals) a revolutionary movement that seeks the national independence of a country, […]
- National liberation movements
Movements that arise in developing nations to expel colonialist powers (see colonialism), often by means of guerrilla warfare.