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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017 URL: Print Guide

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Labor Contracts & Collective Bargaining

Sports Teams

  • National Football League NFL
    This is the official web site for the NFL.
  • National Football League Labor Dispute 2011
    The lockout and work stoppage is covered by the New York Times.
  • National Basketball Association
  • National Baseball League
    This is the official site of the National Baseball League.
  • National Hockety League
    The official National Hockey League web site includes features, news, rosters, statistics, schedules, teams, live game radio broadcasts, and video clips.
  • Minor League Baseball (MILlB)
    The official site of the MiLB
  • Business of Sports by Rosner and Shropshire  
    You might also read this book to get the background on sports management. Contents: Ownership -- Leagues : structure and background -- Leagues : revenue sharing and self-analysis -- Accounting, taxation, and bankruptcy -- Stadiums and arenas -- Media -- Licensed products -- Labor matters : unions -- Labor matters : athlete compensation -- Individual sports -- Start-up leagues and niche sports -- Sports franchise valuation -- Olympic sports -- History and structure -- The NCAA and conference affiliation -- Member institutions -- Gender equity -- Amateurism and reform -- Diversity -- Ethics -- Future challenges.

International Unions

  • Industrial Workers of the World
    IWW calls itself the union for all workers
  • International Labor Organization
    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the only tripartite U.N. agency with government, employer, and worker representatives. This tripartite structure makes the ILO a unique forum in which the governments and the social partners of the economy of its 183 Member States can freely and openly debate and elaborate labour standards and policies
  • International Trade Union Confederation
    The ITUC is the main international trade union organization, representing the interests of working people worldwide; founded in 2006 it combined International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) and the World Confederation of Labour (WCL).
  • SEIU Service Employees International
    SEIU is a labor organization with over 2 million members in North America in the areas of healthcare, property services, and public services.

Labor Unions

    This is the official Web site of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, a federation of national and international labor unions. The site includes union news and information on union issues.

    AFSCME, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. is the nation's largest and fastest growing public service employees union.
  • American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
    The American Federation of Teachers, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.5 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide.

  • Commuinication Workers of America (CWA)
    CWA, the largest telecommunications union in the world, represents over 700,000 men and women in both private and public sectors, including over half a million workers who are building the Information Highway.
    CWA members work in telecommunications, broadcasting, cable TV, journalism, publishing, manufacturing, airlines, customer service, government service, health care, education and other fields.
  • National Eduication Association (NEA)
    "The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States."
  • Union Members by Industry 2011
    The data on union membership were collected as part of the Current Population
    Survey (CPS), a monthly sample survey of about 60,000 households that obtains
    information on employment and unemployment among the nation's civilian
    noninstitutional population age 16 and over
  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly
    Occupational Outlook Quarterly has a special projections issue, "Charting the Projections" for employment in various industries.
  • Labor Site
    This is an extremely comprehensive listing of unions and their websites and/or e-mail addresses in alphabetical order.
  • Mooney, Green, Baker, & Saindon’s Labor Union Page
    The site includes labor news and a directory of labor unions.
  • United Farm Workers (UFW)
    This is the official web site for the UFW.
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW)
    Founded in 1974, the CLUW claims to be America's only national organiation for union women.
  • Teamsters
    "The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with 1.4 million members, is one of the largest labor unions in the world. It is also the most diverse union in the U.S. ..
    The union represents everyone from A to Z - from airline pilots to zookeepers. One out of every ten union members is a Teamster."

  • Transport Workers Union
    The TWU has four main divisions: Railroad; Gaming; Airline; Transit; and Utility, University and Service. The Union has 114 autonomous locals representing over 200,000 members and retirees in 22 states around the country.
  • United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW)
    The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) is North America’s Neighborhood Union—1.3 million members standing together to improve the lives and livelihoods of workers, families, and communities.

  • UAW
    The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually every sector of the economy. The UAW has more than 390,000 active members and more than 600,000 retired members in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.


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