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Employment & Labor Law Research

Resources for research in employment law, employment discrimination law, and labor relations law.

Labor Law

Labor law (or labor relations law) is the law governing relations between employees acting as a group, unions, and employers.Cannery Workers Annual Report 1944 cover

"Many times, those employees will have chosen a labor organization—a union—to represent them collectively. But all employees have rights under labor law to engage collective action for mutual gain, whether or not they are represented by, or have any interest in joining, a union." Samuel Estreicher & Matthew T. Bodie, Labor Law 1 (2016).
Graphic: Cannery Workers' and Farm Laborers' Union, Local 7, Administration's Annual Report (1944), University Libraries Pacific Northwest Historical Documents Collection.