What actions were taken regarding labor & unions?
The wagner, or national labor relations, act of 1935 created a powerful new National Labor Relations Board for administrative purposes and reasserted the right of labor to engage in self organization and to bargain collectively through representatives of it's own choice. 1935, the Committee for Industrial Organization was formed in ranks of the American federation of labor. 1938, fair labor standards act was passed setting up minimum wage and maximum hours, 40 cents an hour and 40 hours a week. Children under 16 couldn't work. The CIO became the Congress of Industrial Organizations.