2013 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 7 - LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS (§§ 141 - 197)
Subchapter I - GENERAL PROVISIONS (§§ 141 - 144)
Section 142 - Definitions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 29 - LABOR
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 29 - LABOR
Sec. 142 - Definitions
Containssection 142
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 16, 2014
Positive LawNo
Source CreditJune 23, 1947, ch. 120, title V, §501, 61 Stat. 161.
Statutes at Large Reference61 Stat. 161

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Definitions - 29 U.S.C. § 142 (2013)

§142. Definitions

When used in this chapter—

(1) The term "industry affecting commerce" means any industry or activity in commerce or in which a labor dispute would burden or obstruct commerce or tend to burden or obstruct commerce or the free flow of commerce.

(2) The term "strike" includes any strike or other concerted stoppage of work by employees (including a stoppage by reason of the expiration of a collective-bargaining agreement) and any concerted slowdown or other concerted interruption of operations by employees.

(3) The terms "commerce", "labor disputes", "employer", "employee", "labor organization", "representative", "person", and "supervisor" shall have the same meaning as when used in subchapter II of this chapter.

(June 23, 1947, ch. 120, title V, §501, 61 Stat. 161.)


Subchapter II of this chapter, referred to in par. (3), was in the original "the National Labor Relations Act as amended by this Act" [29 U.S.C. §151 et seq.].

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