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National War labor Board (NWLB)
1. who created it

1. President Wilson


National War labor Board (NWLB)
2. when was it created

2. 1918


National War labor Board (NWLB)
3. why was it created

3. settle disputes between workers and employers


National War labor Board (NWLB)
4. what did it ensure

4. production wouldn't be interrupted by strikes


why did position of workers and unions improve

increased demand for products
more opportunity to increase profits
more conciliatory towards workers


what did the government do to ensure production was maintained

recognised and negotiated with unions through National War Labor Board NWLB


what happened as a result of negotiations through NWLB

length of working hours limited to 8
in return workers agree to no-strike policy