Supreme Court of the United States - 301 U.S. 1
The National Labor Relations Board found that Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation violated the National Labor Relations Act by discriminating against union members and coercing employees to interfere with their self-organization. The corporation failed to comply with the Board's order, and the Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Board's petition to enforce the order, holding that it was beyond federal power. The issue at hand is whether the Act's provisions violate the commerce clause and the Tenth Amendment. The Act applies to labor practices that "affect commerce," which is defined as interstate and foreign commerce in the constitutional sense. Congress has the power to regulate interstate commerce and can adopt measures to promote its growth, ensure its safety, and control it. If intrastate activities have a close and substantial relation to interstate commerce, Congress can control them. The federal Anti-Trust Act can be applied to combinations of employers engaged in productive industry, even if the industry is local, due to the close and intimate effect that brings the subject within the reach of federal power.
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