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CCC
Civilian Conservation Corps – Provides jobs for single males on conservation projects.
WPA
Works Progress Administration – Quickly created as many jobs as possible—from construction jobs to positions in symphony orchestras.
PWA
Public Works Administration – Created jobs on government projects.
NRA
National Recovery Administration – Established codes of fair competition.
NLRD
National Labor Relations Board – Defined unfair labor practices and established the National Labor Relations Board to settle disputes between employers and employees.
FDIC
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – Protected bank deposits up to $5,000. (Today, accounts are protected up to $100,000.)
SEC
Securities or Exchange Commission – Supervised the stock market and eliminated dishonest practices.
AAA
Agricultural Adjustment Administration – Aided farmers and regulated crop production.
SSA
Social Security Administration – Provided a pension for retired workers and their spouses and aided people with disabilities.
TVA
Tennessee Valley Authority – Developed the resources of the Tennessee Valley.
Fair Labor Standards Act
Established a minimum hourly wage and a maximum number of hours in the workweek for the entire country. Set rules for the employment of workers under 16 and banned hazardous factory work for those under 18.