Editorial Notes
References in Text

The effective date of this chapter, referred to in par. Fifth, probably means May 20, 1926, the date of approval of act May 20, 1926, ch. 347, 44 Stat. 577.


Section is comprised of pars. designated First to Twelfth of section 2 of act May 20, 1926. The remainder of section 2 of act May 20, 1926, is classified to section 151a of this title.


2012—Pub. L. 112–95, § 1002, in par. Ninth, inserted after fourth sentence “In any such election for which there are 3 or more options (including the option of not being represented by any labor organization) on the ballot and no such option receives a majority of the valid votes cast, the Mediation Board shall arrange for a second election between the options receiving the largest and the second largest number of votes.”

Pub. L. 112–95, § 1003, added par. Twelfth.

1951—Act Jan. 10, 1951, added par. Eleventh.

1934—Act June 21, 1934, substituted “by the carrier or carriers” for “by the carriers” in par. Second, generally amended pars. Third, Fourth, and Fifth, and added pars. Sixth to Tenth.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

Act June 25, 1948, eff. Sept. 1, 1948, substituted “United States attorney” for “district attorney of the United States”. See section 541 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure, and Historical and Revision Notes thereunder.