Government Agencies and Resources
The NLRB is a government agency that oversees labor practices in the United States to uphold fair policies. Their website contains cases and decisions from arbitration and guidance for employers and workers on how to interpret US labor laws.
This agency fosters, promotes, and develops the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States. It aims to improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights. Their website contains information on laws and regulations related to labor, as well as guidance for employers and employees.
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, transgender status, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.
The Congressional Research Service is a non-partisan government agency under the Library of Congress. It creates informative reports for legislators and the public on matters of public interest related to our laws which help explain and interpret federal statutes.
Labor Laws, Guidance, Statutes and Reference Materials
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
National Labor Relations Act
Fair Labor Standards Act
Affordable Care Act
State Labor Agencies
Sample Collective Bargaining Agreements