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  • Answers.USA.gov
    This Federal web site provides a listing of labor union resources. Type labor unions in the search box.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    The BLS is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making.
  • Department of Labor
    The searchable DOL website includes information about the department and its agencies, labor laws and trends, press releases, texts of regulations, and information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

  • Department of Labor Union Reports and Constitutions and Bylaws
    Search the union annual financial reports for the year 2000 and after. View and print reports filed by unions, union officers and employees, employers, and labor relations consultants for the year 2000 and after.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information
  • Federal Labor Relations Authority
    The FLRA is an independent administrative federal agency created by Title VII of the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (also known as the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute) (the Statute). Pub. L. 95-454, 5 U.S.C. §7101 et seq. The Statute allows certain non-postal federal employees to organize, bargain collectively, and participate through labor organizations of their choice in decisions affecting their working lives. The Postal Reorganization Act (Pub. L. 91-375, Aug. 12, 1970) governs labor-management relations in the Postal Service.

  • National Labor Relations Board
    The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees' rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The agency also acts to prevent and remedy unfair labor practices committed by private sector employers and unions.
  • National Mediation Board
    The National Mediation Board (NMB), established by the 1934 amendments to the Railway Labor Act of 1926, is an independent agency that performs a central role in facilitating harmonious labor-management relations within two of the nation's key transportation modes--the railroads and airlines. Pursuant to the Railway Labor Act, NMB programs provide an integrated dispute resolution process to effectively meet the statutory objective of minimizing work stoppages in the airline and railroad industries.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

  • Social Security Administration
    This is the official web site of the SSA.
  • U.S. Department of Justice
    The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) enforces the anti-discrimination provision (§ 274B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b.

  • Library of Congress
    The national library in Washington D.C. has resources on the tipic of labor, including full text.

Labor Statistics

  • Bureau of Labor Statistics Home Page
    "The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant."
  • Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
    The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.

  • Michigan Labor Market Information
    This is your one-stop source for reliable information on recent employment trends, wages, detailed industries, and jobs in demand. Data on this site is produced by DLEG in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Employment & Training Administration. All states use consistent USDOL methodologies to produce this labor market data, meaning the information on this site is fully comparable with national data and data for other states and regions.

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